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  • 20 January : IFAD presidential candidates meet with Member States
  • 20 January : Evaluación independiente concluye que las operaciones apoyadas por el FIDA en Nicaragua aportan valiosa contribución al desarrollo rural
  • 20 January : Combatting water scarcity is an economic decision, not a technological problem - IFAD to tell agriculture ministers
  • 19 January : IFAD to host high-level conference on innovative approaches to financing for rural development
  • 16 January : Agriculture presents opportunity to diversify national economies says IFAD President on last official visit to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait
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