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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Wells Fargo has aligned with the United Nations and the International Fund for Agricultural Development in endorsing the International Day of Family Remittances and in advocating to work together across sectors to enhance innovative financial technology, provide more efficient and less expensive remittance services, and more access to financial services.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 7 (ANI): A tripartite agreement has been signed between the Andhra Pradesh government, the Government of India and the IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development) in connection with the drought mitigation project.
(TAP) -- The House of People Representatives (HPR) adopted the loan agreement signed on January 26, 2017 between the Republic of Tunisia and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for financing a project to develop agricultural sectors for local development in the governorate of Siliana, with 87 votes for and 3 abstentions.
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr meta mission group from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) headed by Michel Markaz on Wednesday to discuss current and future projects in Egypt.
Nwanze, president of the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development. He questions if growth and development are improving lives for a broad segment of Africans or just a few.
The Parliament of Kyrgyzstan on June 25 approved the law ratifying the agreement on cattle breeding and market development between the Kyrgyz Republic, International Fund for Agricultural Development and Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme Trust Fund entered on 7 April 2014 in Bishkek.
SANA'A, March 17 (Saba)- Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Farid Majuwar met here on Monday with the country Director of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Rome Dr.
"The world has reduced the number of hungered people we've been doing (statistics) since 1990 to date from more than 1 billion to 870 million, but we still have obstacles," said director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Jose Graziano Da Silva, at a joint press conference held by the FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural development (IFAD) and the World Food Program (WFP) during the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V), Xinhua reported.
A report from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Bank has stated that a reduction in bank fees could free up USD8.7bn in annual remittances.
In this connection, a ceremony presided over by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan Commissioner Muhammad Asif Arif was attended by representatives of the State Bank of Pakistan, World Bank, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), KfW - German development bank, UKAID, Tameer Microfinance Bank and others.
The EU and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed, on 4 October, a memorandum of understanding to further strengthen cooperation in the field of agriculture.
The study, jointly undertaken by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (Ifad) and released to commemorate World Food Day yesterday, found that one in eight people, or 870 million all over the world, "do not get enough food to be healthy and lead an active life."
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