International Fund for  Agricultural Development (IFAD) Tom  Anyonge [email_address]
About IFAD <ul><li>Established in 1977 IFAD is dedicated to eradicating rural poverty in developing countries </li></ul><u...
What we do <ul><li>Ensure poor rural people have better access and/or skills to take advantage of :  </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
Instruments  <ul><li>Low-interest loans </li></ul><ul><li>Grants to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop innovative technologies...
How do we engage <ul><li>At macro level by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designing and implementing rural poverty reduction initi...
How do we engage <ul><li>At programme and project level we focus on : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental sustainability i...
Thank you <ul><li>At IFAD we enable poor rural people to improve their food security and nutrition, raise their incomes an...
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About IFAD

  1. 1. International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Tom Anyonge [email_address]
  2. 2. About IFAD <ul><li>Established in 1977 IFAD is dedicated to eradicating rural poverty in developing countries </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on country specific solutions and works with poor rural people governments, donors, NGOs and other partners </li></ul>
  3. 3. What we do <ul><li>Ensure poor rural people have better access and/or skills to take advantage of : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Climate change adaptation and mitigation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agricultural technologies and advisory services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Value chain development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rural enterprise development and non-farm employment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Policy processes </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Instruments <ul><li>Low-interest loans </li></ul><ul><li>Grants to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop innovative technologies and approaches in support of rural poor people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote advocacy and policy dialogue on issues of importance to poor rural people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote lesson learning, knowledge management and dissemination of information on issues related to rural poverty reduction among stakeholders within and across regions </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. How do we engage <ul><li>At macro level by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designing and implementing rural poverty reduction initiatives based on small-scale agriculture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging in policy dialogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthening pro-poor partnerships with a range of actors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acting as knowledge broker and through advocacy </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How do we engage <ul><li>At programme and project level we focus on : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental sustainability in small-scale agriculture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contractual arrangements for small producers in agricultural value chains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology development to intensify small-scale agriculture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting the use of renewable energy sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity development of: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>financial institutions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>rural peoples institutions and organizations </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Thank you <ul><li>At IFAD we enable poor rural people to improve their food security and nutrition, raise their incomes and strengthen their resilience </li></ul><ul><li>www.ifad.org </li></ul>

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