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  • 21 October : IFAD and Peru sign $74.5 million agreement to create rural employment in conflict area
  • 20 October : IFAD renews commitment to rural prosperity in China with strategic $152 million programme
  • 18 October : IFAD to begin investment in Iraq to address challenges of agriculture and rural development
  • 17 October : IFAD calls on governments in Asia and Pacific to focus on targeted policies and investments to end rural poverty
  • 6 October : UN agency signs $23.8 million agreement to promote rural development in Paraguay
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