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  International Fund for Agricultural Development

BSF Activities

The activities of the Belgian Survival Fund (BSF) are organized around five programmes based on the single objective of improving food and nutritional security for households, but with approaches specific to the institutions through which the projects are implemented.

  • Joint Programme with IFAD and the participating agencies: the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (30 grants have been approved for a total of 3.6 billion Belgian francs (BEF). A new partnership is being arranged in the context of the 2001-2011 Strategy, with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the World Health Organizaton (WHO) and the Popular Coalition.
  • Programme in conjunction with international organizations: the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and UNICEF (eight grants have been approved for a total of BEF 774 million).
  • Programme in conjunction with Belgian non-governmental organizations (NGOs): six projects for a total of BEF 247 million were approved in 1998, bringing the total to BEF 1.8 billion.
  • Bilateral food security project/programme, for a total of BEF 204 million.

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