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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Since 1983, IFAD has financed 15 rural development programmes and projects in Mozambique at a total cost of $664.3 million, with an IFAD investment of $428.0 million.
The largest project of Ifad in the Philippines is the $32.16-million Fisheries, Coastal Resources and Livelihood Project with the Department of Agriculture (DA).
IFAD's FishCORAL project estimates that around P80 million will be allocated to improve the marine resources and fishing communities in Butuan Bay.
IFAD is an international financial institution and a specialised agency of the United Nations dedicated to eradicate poverty and hunger in rural areas of developing countries.
According to detail, the IFAD visited Azad Kashmir to launch different development programs including, 'Up Scaling Gender Sensitive Rural Community Development and Livelihood Support in AJK' Phase-II with the coordination of AJKCDP.
HE Younis Haji Al Khoori highlighted that this joint statement aims to consolidate the bonds of cooperation between the UAE and IFAD, in terms of supporting the national specialist employees to benefit from expertise of international development institutions.
At the opening session of the workshop, Yemen's project portfolio Director Mohammed Abdul-Qader talked about the importance of applying the IFAD-adopted procedures and regulations of the financing agreement and the general conditions to implement projects, stressing that IFAD's all projects aim to eradicate poverty in rural areas.
cooperation with IFAD, considering it as an important driving force to conduct reforms in the agrarian sector.
IFAD president Kanayo Nwanze made the disclosure when he toured IFAD funded projects at Nabuyani irrigation scheme in Kalomo.
Summary: EIRUT: The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has launched a $16.64 million rural development program in Lebanon to combat water scarcity.
Jordan has taken part in the 33rd Session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agriculture Development, IFAD which concluded in Rome yesterday .
Damascus,(SANA)-Syria is due to participate in the meetings of the 33rd session of the International Fund for Agricultural Development(IFAD) Board of Governors to be held in Rome on February 17th and 18th .