The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) agree to collaborate and support the implementation of development goals in their common Member States.
The upcoming G20 Ministers of agriculture meeting next week is expected to focus on sustainable production of nutritious foods. Ahead of his address to the meeting, Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), offered the institution’s full support for efforts to increase the sustainable production of nutritious foods.
More than 440,000 smallholder farmers in Mali will soon have better access to rural financial services thanks to a new agreement signed on 6 July by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Republic of Mali.
Sudan’s economic future may rest in the hands of its smallholder farmers. Two thirds of the country’s population (36.2 million people) live in rural areas and agriculture provides essential employment for 70-80 percent of the labour force.
The Government of Malawi and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) launch a new project that aims to help more than 437,000 rural households improve their access to financial services nationwide.