Enabling poor rural people
to overcome poverty



IFAD's investments in Asia and the Pacific comprise its largest regional portfolio. As of the end of 2014, IFAD was providing more than US$1.8 billion in financing for 56 ongoing programmes and projects in 20 of the region's 34 countries.

IFAD also provides regional and country-specific grants across the region. With cofinancing by development partners and funds from governments and other domestic sources, these operations represent a total investment of more than US$4.2 billion.

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IFAD ongoing projects and programmes in Asia and the Pacific

Recent publications

  • Investing in rural people in the Pacific Islands (2015)
  • IFAD in the Pacific: Partnering for rural development (2015)
  • Transforming rural areas in Asia and the Pacific (2014)





Afghanistan: Stabilizing Rural Communities