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Enabling the rural poor to overcome their poverty
June 2002

IFAD is an international financial institution
and a specialized United Nations agency
dedicated to eradicating poverty and hunger
in rural areas of developing countries.
Through low-interest loans and grants, it
develops and finances programmes and
projects that enable poor rural people to
overcome poverty themselves.

Topics

Rural finance

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