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  • 2 December : IFAD to provide US$114.5 million to strengthen small-scale irrigation in Ethiopia
  • 29 November : IFAD to provide $20.5 million to boost sustainable agriculture in Dry Corridor in Nicaragua
  • 23 November : IFAD calls for policies to empower rural youth, encourage private investment, increase access to land and finance to end poverty in West and Central Africa
  • 21 November : IFAD President to discuss poverty alleviation with Pakistan Prime Minister and senior government officials
  • 18 November : IFAD signs US$25.5 million agreement to revitalize irrigation for drought-hit farmers in Zimbabwe
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