Enabling poor rural people
to overcome poverty



Membership in IFAD is open to any State that is a member of the United Nations, any of its specialized agencies or the International Atomic Energy Agency.  The Fund's 173 Member States are classified as follows: List A (primarily OECD members); List B (primarily OPEC members); and List C (developing countries).  List C is further divided into sub-list C1 (countries in Africa); sub-list C2 (countries in Europe, Asia and the Pacific); and sub-list C3 (countries in Latin America and the Caribbean).

The Governing Council is IFAD's highest decision-making authority.  Each Member State is represented in the Governing Council by a Governors, Alternate Governors and any other designated advisers.  The Executive Board is responsible for overseeing the general operations of IFAD and for approving its programme of work.  Membership on the Executive Board is determined by the Governing Council and is presently distributed as follows: List A: eight Members and eight Alternate Members; List B: four Members and four Alternate Members; and List C: six Members and six Alternate Members; two each in the three regional subdivisions of List C Member States.

Complete list of IFAD Member States

A
Afghanistan is a member of List C2
Albania is a member of List C2
Algeria is a member of List B
Angola is a member of List C1
Antigua and Barbuda is a member of List C3
Argentina is a member of List C3
Armenia is a member of List C2
Austria is a member of List A
Azerbaijan is a member of List C2
B
Bangladesh is a member of List C2
Bahamas (The) is a member of List C3
Barbados is a member of List C3
Belgium is a member of List A
Belize is a member of List C3
Benin is a member of List C1
Bhutan is a member of List C2
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) is a member of List C3
Bosnia and Herzegovina is a member of List C2
Botswana is a member of List C1
Brazil is a member of List C3
Burkina Faso is a member of List C1
Burundi is a member of List C1
C
Cambodia is a member of List C2
Cameroon is a member of List C1
Canada is a member of List A
Cape Verde is a member of List C1
Central African Republic is a member of List C1
Chad is a member of List C1
Chile is a member of List C3
China is a member of List C2
Colombia is a member of List C3
Comoros is a member of List C1
Congo is a member of List C1
Cook Islands is a member of List C2
Costa Rica is a member of List C3
Cote d'Ivoire is a member of List C1
Croatia is a member of List C2
Cuba is a member of List C3
Cyprus is a member of List C2
D
Democratic People's Republic of Korea is a member of List C2
Democratic Republic of the Congo is a member of List C1
Denmark is a member of List A
Djibouti is a member of List C1
Dominica is a member of List C3
Dominican Republic is a member of List C3
E
Ecuador is a member of List C3
Egypt is a member of List C1
El Salvador is a member of List C3
Equatorial Guinea is a member of List C1
Eritrea is a member of List C1
Estonia is a member of List A
Ethiopia is a member of List C1
F
Fiji is a member of List C2
Finland is a member of List A
France is a member of List A
G
Gabon is a member of List B
Gambia, The is a member of List C1
Georgia is a member of List C2
Germany is a member of List A
Ghana is a member of List C1
Greece is a member of List A
Grenada is a member of List C3
Guatemala is a member of List C3
Guinea is a member of List C1
Guinea-Bissau is a member of List C1
Guyana is a member of List C3
H
Haiti is a member of List C3
Hungary is a member of List A
Honduras is a member of List C3
I
Iceland is a member of List A
India is a member of List C2
Indonesia is a member of List B
Iran (Islamic Republic of) is a member of List B
Iraq is a member of List B
Ireland is a member of List A
Israel is a member of List C2
Italy is a member of List A
J
Jamaica is a member of List C3
Japan is a member of List A
Jordan is a member of List C2
K
Kazakhstan is a member of List C2
Kenya is a member of List C1
Kiribati is a member of List C2
Kuwait is a member of List B
Kyrgyzstan is a member of List C2
L
Lao People's Democratic Republic is a member of List C2
Lebanon is a member of List C2
Lesotho is a member of List C1
Liberia is a member of List C1
Libya is a member of List B
Luxembourg is a member of List A
M
Madagascar is a member of List C1
Malawi is a member of List C1
Malaysia is a member of List C2
Maldives is a member of List C2
Mali is a member of List C1
Malta is a member of List C2
Marshall Islands is a member of List C2
Mauritania is a member of List C1
Mauritius is a member of List C1
Mexico is a member of List C3
Mongolia is a member of List C2
Morocco is a member of List C1
Mozambique is a member of List C1
Myanmar is a member of List C2
N
Namibia is a member of List C1
Nauru is a member of List C2
Nepal is a member of List C2
Netherlands is a member of List A
New Zealand is a member of List A
Nicaragua is a member of List C3
Niger is a member of List C1
Nigeria is a member of List B
Niue is a member of List C2
Norway is a member of List A
O
Oman is a member of List C2
P
Pakistan is a member of List C2
Panama is a member of List C3
Papua New Guinea is a member of List C2
Paraguay is a member of List C3
Peru is a member of List C3
Philippines is a member of List C2
Portugal is a member of List A
Q
Qatar is a member of List B
R
Republic of Korea is a member of List C2
Republic of Moldova is a member of List C2
Romania is a member of List C2
Russian Federation
Rwanda is a member of List C1
S
Saint Kitts and Nevis is a member of List C3
Saint Lucia is a member of List C3
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a member of List C3
Samoa is a member of List C2
Sao Tome and Principe is a member of List C1
Saudi Arabia is a member of List B
Senegal is a member of List C1
Seychelles is a member of List C1
Sierra Leone is a member of List C1
Solomon Islands is a member of List C2
Somalia is a member of List C1
South Africa is a member of List C1
South Sudan is a member of List C1
Spain is a member of List A
Sri Lanka is a member of List C2
Sudan is a member of List C1
Suriname is a member of List C3
Swaziland is a member of List C1
Sweden is a member of List A
Switzerland is a member of List A
Syria is a member of List C2
T
Tajikistan is a member of List C2
United Republic of Tanzania is a member of List C1
Thailand is a member of List C2
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is a member of List C2
Togo is a member of List C1
Timor-Leste is a member of List C2
Tonga is a member of List C2
Trinidad and Tobago is a member of List C3
Tunisia is a member of List C1
Turkey is a member of List C2
Tuvalu is a member of List C2
U
Uganda is a member of List C1
United Arab Emirates is a member of List B
United Kingdom is a member of List A
United States is a member of List A
Uruguay is a member of List C3
Uzbekistan is a member of List C2
V
Vanuatu is a member of List C2
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) is a member of List B
Viet Nam is a member of List C2
Y
Yemen is a member of List C2
Z
Zambia is a member of List C1
Zimbabwe is a member of List C1