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  • 2017

  • 17 July : Inclusive rural transformation is a central pillar to eliminate poverty in Brazil, says IFAD report
  • 6 July : Zambia to benefit from US$22.2 million from IFAD to boost food security and nutrition and increase incomes of smallholder farmers
  • 6 July : Canada provides cad$50m for unique 5-year integrated resilience program by UN agencies
  • 6 July : IFAD meets with El Salvador Ministers to promote rural development to curb youth migration
  • 3 July : Senior IFAD officials to promote development in earthquake-stricken rural region of Ecuador
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