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  • 2017

  • 22 August : IFAD President and Swedish State Secretary to discuss how climate-smart agriculture and rural development can foster resilience
  • 16 August : IFAD President and Danish government officials to discuss shared commitment to creating employment opportunities for rural youth
  • 9 August : New IFAD-supported project to boost rural economy and livelihoods in Angola
  • 7 August : IFAD and Indonesia to tackle rural poverty issues at high-level Indonesia-Pacific Forum
  • 25 July : As hunger threat grows across Africa, IFAD President visits Japan this week to strengthen work in the affected region
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