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  • 6 December : Eritrea receives US$15 million IFAD grant to boost fisheries sector and nutrition
  • 6 December : Giant heads sculpted from fruit and vegetables draw attention to rural communities at climate summit
  • 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
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