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New US$15 million loan to help the coastal communities of Tamil Nadu recover from the tsunami

Press release number: IFAD 42/05 Rome, 11 November 2005: Women, members of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, and fishermen in the coastal communites

New US$18.6 million loan to support microentrepreneurs and small rural businesses in the Philippines

Press release number: IFAD 41/05 Rome, November 11, 2005 - Rural poor people, including women, youth and indigenous peoples involved in microenterprises

New US$17.3 million loan to assist the rural poor in the Lao People's Democratic Republic

Press release number: IFAD 40/05 Rome, October 13, 2005- More than 26,200 rural women and food insecure families will benefit from a new development programme

Georgian rural communities to benefit from a new agribusiness development project

Press release number: IFAD 29/05 Rome - 29 June 2005 – Three hundred rural communities in Georgia will initially benefit from a new project designed to

Support to the rural private sector will create jobs and diversify sources of income in Senegal

Press release number: IFAD 28/05 Rome - 7 June 2005 - A new development project will help rural entrepreneurs in eight regions of Senegal to gain skills

Investing in agriculture and rural areas is key to meeting MDGs, development officials agree

Press release number: IFAD 27/05 Policy seminar examines poverty reduction strategies in Asia and Africa Tokyo, Wednesday, 1 June 2005 – Senior officials

President of Mali visits IFAD headquarters while new loan agreement for development programme is signed

Press release number: IFAD 26/05 Rome, 24 May 2005 - The President of Mali, Amadou Toumani Touré, visited the headquarters of the International Fund for

President of Burkina Faso visits IFAD headquarters and emphasizes rural development as crucial for his country

Press release number: IFAD 25/05 Rome, 23 May 2005 - The President of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaoré, met with the President of the International Fund for

IFAD Executive Board approves loans and grants totalling more than US$184 million to aid tsunami recovery and combat rural poverty in 14 countries

Press release number: IFAD 24/05 Rome, 22 April 2005 - The 84th session of IFAD's Executive Board approved US$171.8 million in loans and US$12.5 million

Economic opportunities for rural women are key to eliminating poverty, IFAD tells UN conference

Press release number: IFAD 23/05 New York, 7 March 2005 - Rural women must be at the centre of poverty reduction strategies if real progress is to be made

Traditional knowledge combined with modern technology will enable poor farmers to improve crop and animal production in Yemen

Press release number: IFAD 22/05 Rome 4 March 2005 – About 30,000 families in nine districts of Al-Dhala in central Yemen will be able to grow more crops

IFAD's Governing Council wraps up its 28th session

Press release number: IFAD 21/05 Delegates discussed links between rural development and the MDGs; President Lennart Båge re-elected Rome, Friday, 18 February

Agricultural growth is key to fight poverty in Asia and Africa, but the two regions face unique challenges

Press release number: IFAD 20/05 Rome, 18 February 2005 - For developing countries in both the Asia and the Pacific region and in the Western and Central

Poverty reduction strategies are needed to eradicate rural poverty and meet the MDGs

Press release number: IFAD 19/05 Experts discuss different national approaches at IFAD’s Governing Council 2005 session Rome, Thursday, 17 February 2005

Reforma agraria y apoyo a la agricultura familiar son elementos claves para la lucha contra la pobreza en Brasil

Comunicado de prensa IFAD 19/05 Guilherme Cassel, Viceministro de desarrollo agrario de Brasil participa en reunión del FIDA en Roma Roma, 17 de febrero

IFAD's Governing Council elects a president

Press release number: IFAD 18/05 Rome, 16 February 2005 - Lennart Båge was re-elected today for a second, four-year term by delegates attending the Governing

IFAD's Governing Council genvælger svensk præsident

Press release number: IFAD 18/05 Rom, 17 februar-Lennart Båge, IFADs nuværende præsident blev igår genvalgt til endnu en fire år periode. IFAD er den internationale

Ugandan President and Belgian Prime Minister inaugurate IFAD's Governing Council 2005 session

Press release number: IFAD 17/06 Poverty in Africa is a shame for rich countries, says PM Verhofstadt President Museveni commends IFAD for its work in

Ministro Planificación de Brasil inaugura 28 Asamblea de Gobernadores del FIDA

Comunicado de prensa IFAD 16/05 Roma, 16 de febrero de 2005 - El ministro de Planificación de Brasil, Nelson Machado, inauguró hoy la 28 Asamblea de Gobernadores

Farmers' groups from around the world meet to share experiences

Press release number: IFAD 15/05 Rome, 16 February 2005 - 'Farmers’ organizations, policies and markets' was the subject of a seminar today organized by

Landbrugsorganisationer fra hele verden mødes for at udveksle erfaringer

Press release number: IFAD 15/05 Det blev besluttet at etablere et årligt Landbrugs Forum, som sideløbene med IFADs Governing Council session Rom, 16 februar

Tsunami survivors' aspirations and strengths will guide IFAD's long-term recovery efforts in Indonesia - An IFAD official reports from Aceh targets women and ethnic minorities

Press release number: IFAD 14/03 Rome, 16 February 2005 - Despite several weeks of intense emergency work, the situation in Indonesia’s worst affected

IFAD loan for programme to help poorest in rural Burkina Faso

Press release number: IFAD 11/05 Rome , 15 February 2005 - A new US$38 million programme will help 440,000 rural poor people in Burkina Faso's poorest

IFAD bliver i Fjernøsten så længe der er behov

Press release number: IFAD 14/05 En IFAD repræsentant beretter fra Aceh Rom, 16 februar 2005- Efter flere ugers udmattende arbejde, er situationen i Indonesiens

28th session of IFAD Governing Council to elect President for next four years

Press release number: IFAD 10/05 Rome, 15 February 2005 - The 28th session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development,

IFAD loan for pastoralists and farming communities in Kordofan, Sudan for natural resource management

Press release number: IFAD 08/05 Rome, 14 February 2005 - A new US$49 million programme will benefit an estimated 200,000 households in Kordofan, one of

Rural poor in southern highlands of Jordan to benefit from IFAD project

Press release number: IFAD 06/05 Rome, 2 February 2004 - A US$41.8 million project will help improve the lives of more than 130,000 rural poor people in

IFAD to help poor farmers obtain financial services in Bangladesh

Press release number: IFAD 07/05 Rome, 7 February 2005 - About 210,000 poor farming families, many headed by women, will benefit from better access to

IFAD President commends African nations for their support of agriculture and rural development

Press release number: IFAD 05/05 Abuja, Nigeria, 31 January 2005 – African leaders drawn from all over the continent met at a two-day African Union Summit

Armenia’s President Kocharian at IFAD for signing of US$15.3 million loan agreement to support rural economy

Press release number: IFAD 04/05 Rome, 28 January 2005 - The President of Armenia, Robert Kocharian, visited the Rome headquarters of the International

Organic agriculture: a vital tool to reduce global poverty - Experts, producers, NGOs and donors meet in Rome to discuss collaboration

Press release number: IFAD 03/05 Rome, 25 January 2005 - Organic food production could promise a way out of poverty for many small farmers in developing

US$ 35 million programme will help Ethiopian small farmers better market their produce

Press release number: IFAD 02/05 Rome, 20 January 2005 – A new IFAD-supported programme will help reduce the effects of fluctuating commodity prices on

New campaign led by Nobel Peace Prize winner Yunus pledges to provide micro loans to millions of poor rural people

Press release number: IFAD/40/06 Rome, 9 November 2006 – More than 2000 delegates from over 100 countries are due to gather in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada,

IFAD Executive Board approves nearly US$ 300 million in loans and grants to fight rural poverty in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Near East

Release number IFAD/47/06 Rome, 15 December 2006 – The Executive Board of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has approved US$284.1

IFAD Executive Board approves US$96.7 million to combat rural poverty

Press release number: IFAD/37/06 Rome, 15 September 2006 – The 88th session of the Executive Board of the International Fund for Agricultural Development

US$15.5 million IFAD loan to benefit poor farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Press release number: IFAD 16/06 Rome, 29 March, 2006 - Poor farmers and fishers belonging to 55,000 rural households in the Democratic Republic of the

European Commission and IFAD join forces on remittances to assist rural poor people

Press release number: IFAD 15/06 Rome, 16 March 2006 - The European Commission (EC) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have

New US$13 million IFAD loan to boost economic development in rural areas in the Republic of Moldova

Press release number: IFAD 14/06 Rome, 21 February 2006 - A new development programme will help rural family entrepreneurs in the Republic of Moldova gain

New US$10.0 million IFAD loan will boost non-farm activities in Benin

Press release number: IFAD 13/06 Rome, 17 February 2006 - A new development programme will make it possible for more than 56,000 rural poor people in Benin

IFAD's 29th Governing Council wraps up with theme of innovation

Press release number: IFAD 12/06 Rome, 16 February 2005 - The Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) ended its

IFAD and the Group of 77 combine efforts to promote south-south technical and economic cooperation

Release number IFAD/49/06 Rome, 18 December 2006  – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has approved a US$200,000 grant to support

New US$37.3 million programme to create rural jobs and enhance market access in Viet Nam

Release number IFAD/50/06 Rome, 21 December 2006 – Approximately 50,000 poor rural households in Viet Nam's Ha Tinh and Tra Vinh provinces will participate

New IFAD-financed programme to support post-conflict recovery in Eritrea

Release number IFAD/48/06 Rome, 15 December 2006 – Over 200,000 Eritrean families affected by recent border wars and long periods of drought will participate

IFAD hosts its new Governor for the Republic of Italy

Release number IFAD/46/06 Rome, 15 December – Italy's Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy and Finance and newly appointed Governor to the International

New US$23 million IFAD loan to boost thousands of rural enterprises in North-Eastern Brazil

Release number IFAD/44/06 Rome, 8 December 2006 – Approximately 20,000 poor people will participate in a new IFAD-supported development project to create

New development project to improve rural financial services in the Gambia

Release number IFAD/45/06 Rome, 8 December 2006 – About 180,000 poor people in rural areas of the Gambia will have better access to savings plans, credit,

New IFAD programme to boost farm production and build market links in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province

Release number IFAD/42/06 Rome, 22 November 2006 – More than 200,000 poor rural people in five districts in eastern Indonesia will participate in a new

IFAD, EC and CGAP launch new initiative to promote remittance services for poor rural people

Release number IFAD/41/06 London, November 13, 2006 – A new initiative to improve financial services that allow foreign workers to send money back to their

Small farmers in Senegal to get better access to services through nationwide project

Press release number: IFAD/39/06 Rome, 13 October 2006 –  A US$47 million project in Senegal to improve small farmers' ability to produce food and get

IFAD loans US$39.5 million for programme to empower women in India’s Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh States

Press release number IFAD/38/06 Rome, 12 October 2006 – More than one million rural women in India will have better economic, social and political opportunities

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