Latest press releases

  • 2017

  • 16 January : Agriculture presents opportunity to diversify national economies says IFAD President on last official visit to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait
  • 12 January : Mauritania to benefit from US$21 million IFAD grant to boost food security, nutrition and reduce rural poverty
  • 11 January : Nicaragua y agencia de las Naciones Unidas discutirán cómo impulsar el desarrollo rural
  • 2016

  • 19 December : IFAD to provide $46.5 million to reduce poverty and revitalize mountain areas in Morocco
  • 15 December : IFAD reaffirms its commitment to help Colombia overcome the effects of 50 years of conflict
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