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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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.
Grenada has received loans from the Caribbean Development Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development for the Grenada Rural Enterprise Project (G-REP).
DR Congo and the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have inked a US$17.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development, another Rome-based UN agency dealing with nutrition issues, has pledged 3
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.
2 million SDRs, and the International Fund for Agricultural Development - 5.
TUNIS (TAP) - Achievement of large-scale farming projects in the Governorates of Siliana (Northwest), Tataouine, Kebili and Medenine (South) were examined at a meeting held on Friday in Tunis between Minister of Agriculture and Environment Mokhtar Jalleli and Chairman of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Kanayo Nuwnze.
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.
Following an intensive and comprehensive review of its global custody service requirements, The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has selected and appointed The Northern Trust Company as their preferred provider for global custody, securities lending, investment accounting, and performance measurement services including compliance and value-at-risk.
Belize has secured assistance from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development to finance a Community Initiated Agriculture and Resource Management Project in the southern region of the country.
The work of the UN bodies, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (lEAD) is not widely known but, as our correspondent points out, is vital in maintaining the lifeblood of African economies - the small scale farmer.
This is the credit loan that the Minister of finance Martin Dlamini will be using from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
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