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  • 2017

  • 10 October : Food from healthy farms makes healthy people - New IFAD report
  • 3 October : Burundi to receive a US$24.9 million IFAD grant to enhance financial inclusion services in rural areas
  • 19 September : African small-scale farmers carve a giant message for world leaders in the very soil they farm
  • 18 September : IFAD President appointed Chair of UN-Water
  • 18 September : UN agency IFAD and Mars Incorporated commit to working together to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in developing countries
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