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 total cost of the programme is US$72.5 million, including a $62.1 million grant from IFAD. The programme will be co financed by the Government of Mozambique ($4.3 million), the beneficiaries themselves ($1.1 million) and the private sector ($5.0 million).
Kyrgyzstan joined IFAD in 1996, since five programmes have been financed by the donor totaling US$72.5 million, which helped more than half million rural households.
In the Philippines, data obtained from the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) showed that Ifad funded five ongoing projects costing $110.81 million as of December 2017.
Recently (May 5-6), officials and technical men of the IFAD, an international development financing institution based in Rome, Italy, visited the SIUFMULCO area.
Those who are expected to attend the event include Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Ministry of Planning Development and Reform Sartaj Aziz, Secretary Ministry of Finance Arif Ahmed Khan, Secretary Ministry of Climate Change Khizar Hayat Khan, Director and Chief of Staff, Office of the President and the Vice-President IFAD Stephane Mousset, Independent Chairman of the Council, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Khalid Mehboob, Chairman Pakistan Agricultural Research Council Yusuf Zafar , Director, Global Engagement, Knowledge, and Strategy Division, IFAD Ashwani K.
'Cooperating with IFAD is good for Indonesia as it is aimed at small farms.
The total cost of the project is $39.3 million, including a $15.3 million loan and a $15.3 million grant, each from IFAD. The government contribution is estimated at $4.9 million while approximately $1.6 million will be provided by the beneficiaries.
The IFAD will be providing USD 75 Million for five years to improve incomes of 1,65,000 poor households and strengthen their resilience to drought.
This was said while IFAD's five-member delegation led by Hobart Boyart visited AJK capital Muzaffarabad on Friday.
Khartoum, April 26 (SUNA) - The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has revealed the total share of Sudan from the grants expected in 2017, which estimated at 34 million dollars including 16 million dollars to be allocated to the microfinance projects.
HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs met, yesterday, with HE Kanayo Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agriculture and Development (IFAD), in Dubai.
09 (Saba) - The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has held in Amman, Jordan, a four-day workshop on the implementation of Yemen's project portfolio.