International Fund for Agricultural Development


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International Fund for Agricultural Development

(IFAD), specialized agency of the United Nations with headquarters in Rome, Italy. IFAD grew out of the 1974 World Food Conference; it was established in 1977 and has 165 member nations. The IFAD's mandate is to combat hunger and rural poverty in developing countries through agricultural projects that mainly attempt to improve productivity. The agency seeks to increase the rural poor's access to financial services, markets, technology, land, and other natural resources. Its varied programs, which introduce new strategies and expand existing techniques, are aimed at such groups as small farmers, landless rural residents, nomadic pastoralists, small-scale fishermen, and poor rural women.
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The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) works with poor rural people to enable them to grow and sell more food, increase their incomes and determine the direction of their own lives.
Rome, (SANA) -- The Syrian Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Sunday signed an agreement to provide USD 27 millions to Syria to fund the integrated development of livestock project.
Summary: EIRUT: The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has launched a $16.
The UN's International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has launched its Prosperer project in Madagascar which aims to create work for young people as well as a stable workforce for small businesses.
Agricultural organisations included the Food and Agriculture Organization, International Federation of Agriculture Producers, International Fund for Agricultural Development, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research and its Challenge Program on Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security, Global Donor Platform for Rural Development, University of Copenhagen Faculty of Life Sciences, Center for International Forestry Research, and the Collaborative Partnership on Forests.
The workshop under the auspices of Minister of Environment HE Abdullah bin Mubarak bin Aaboud al Midhadhi and organised by the Ministry in collaboration of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) began on Sunday.
The program's deemed accomplishments have paid off: The International Fund for Agricultural Development and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development have now agreed to fund the second phase of the project, "devoted essentially to scaling the results," and introducing the practices to different regions.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has issued a warning that most Arab countries are heading towards severe water shortages, the pan-Arab daily AL HAYAT reported Friday.
7 mn) and the UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS - 10 mn) are expected to be finalised shortly, to be followed by agreements with the World Bank, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)a and the UN development Programme (UNDP).
By the end of 1977 it had extended 71 loans to 58 developing countries as well as channelling donations from its Member Countries to other development institutions including the IMF Trust Fund and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
Doha: Qatar will get a facility to promote agro-genetic engineering capacity under the umbrella of the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
Grenada has received financial assistance from the Caribbean Development Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development toward the cost of the Grenada Rural Enterprise Project.
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