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  • 2017

  • 21 February : Mozambique and United Nations agency to discuss ways of reducing rural poverty
  • 15 February : Development should consider indigenous cultures and their relationship to the earth, says Pope Francis in meeting with delegation from IFAD
  • 14 February : No ocean wide enough, no fence high enough to keep out desperate people, says IFAD President at opening of Rome conference
  • 14 February : Former Prime Minister of Togo to head United Nations rural poverty agency
  • 13 February : IFAD and Indonesia sign historic financial agreement to improve food security for smallholder farmers
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