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IFAD and Nepal invest US$68.1 million to improve incomes and food and nutrition security for rural smallholders

Rome, 6 June 2018 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Nepal have signed a financing agreement to significantly improve incomes and food and nutrition security for 35,000 rural farming households in 10 districts in State 6. The agreement for the Agriculture Sector Development Programme was signed by correspondence by Gilbert F. Houngbo, President …

IFAD and India invest US$168 million to increase farming incomes for tribal households in Mizoram and Nagaland States

Rome, 25 January 2018 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and India have signed a financing agreement to sustainably improve incomes and food and nutrition security for 201,500 rural highland farming households in tribal villages in 12 districts located in Mizoram and Nagaland States. The agreement for the Fostering Climate Resilient Upland Farming Systems …

IFAD invests $75 million to help mitigate drought in Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi, 7 September 2017 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of India have signed an agreement today to improve incomes and strengthen drought resilience for 165,000 farming households in the five driest districts in Andhra Pradesh. The financial and project agreements for the Andhra Pradesh Drought Mitigation Project were signed …

IFAD and India to discuss shared rural poverty alleviation efforts

New Delhi, 29 August 2017 – Officials of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) are in New Delhi this week to discuss how to best support India’s efforts to alleviate rural poverty, achieve national development objectives and contribute to the 2030 Agenda for development. For nearly four decades, IFAD-funded projects have targeted the poorest and …