International Fund for Agricultural Development


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International Fund for Agricultural Development

An agency of the United Nations that provides loans and grants to developing countries for agricultural purposes. It aims to improve food security and thereby to eliminate rural poverty in the developing world. It was established in 1977 and is based in Rome.
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19 (Saba) - Yemen is taking part in the 37th session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) kicked off on Wednesday in the Italian capital Rome.
The FAO mission will meet with the heads of the Ministry of Agriculture and Melioration, the State Agency for Environmental Protection and Forestry, the National Statistics Committee, the German Ambassador and Head of the Delegation of the European Union, the UN Resident Coordinator in Kyrgyzstan, representatives of the WFP and the UN Women, the World Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
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 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).
Three tenders for the supply of (a) computers, printers and laptops, (b) nine copiers, also (c) one heavy duty copier under funding from IFAD - International Fund for Agricultural development.
1997 -- Fawzi Ahmad Al-Sultan is elected chairman of the International Fund for Agricultural Development for a four-year term.
The GEF, the world's largest environmental fund, is a partnership with the private sector, NGOs, and 10 international agencies, including the UN Development Program, the UN Environment Program, the World Bank, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, the UN Industrial Development Organization, the African Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
This came during the 33rd session of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) that wrapped up deliberations on Friday in Rome.
The FAO and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) acknowledge that cross-border farmland deals can help to boost global food security, provide investment in agriculture in developing countries, and raise farm production, exports and provide jobs.
A financial framework agreement to promote a closer co-operation between the two institutions in the fields of rural development and poverty reduction was signed by the European Commission and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on September 28.
Grenada has received loans from the Caribbean Development Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development for the Grenada Rural Enterprise Project (G-REP).
He suggested to throw out the bill on ratification of financing agreement on the Access to Markets Project between Kyrgyzstan and the International Fund for Agricultural Development, signed on August 21, 2017 in the city of Bishkek.
PFF2 is a second generation Fund which builds on the success of its predecessor African Agriculture Fund (AAF), sponsored by AfDB along with other DFIs including the French Development Agency (AFD), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID).
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