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Farmers make up more than three quarters of Nepal’s population. Yet the agricultural sector accounts for only a third of the country’s GDP, and many rural communities are experiencing extreme poverty. The Nepal Agriculture Food Security Project aimed to improve food security and nutrition in rural Nepal by increasing food production, promoting nutritious diets and supporting communities to cope with the impacts of climate change.
IFC, working in partnership with GAFSP, Atlantic, Starbucks Corporation, and the Inter-American Development Bank, has developed an innovative way to provide farmers with the long-term financing and technical assistance they need to fight coffee rust.
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program Announces $107 Million in Grants to Fight Hunger and Poverty
Partners in the GAFSP announced $107 million in grants to five countries−Benin, Bhutan, Kenya, Laos PDR, and Timor Leste−for country-led initiatives to increase agriculture productivity, reduce poverty, and improve food and nutrition security.
Thanks to funding from the GAFSP Private Sector Window, and the UK and Norwegian governments, IFC was able to team up with local feed producers and hatcheries to help poultry farmers become more efficient and earn more.
IFC and the private sector window will each invest $3 million to support growth and expansion of africaJUICE, sub-Saharan Africa’s first Fairtrade certified company that both grows and processes tropical fruit.
Partners in the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP), a multi-donor trust fund established in 2010 to improve food security in the world’s poorest countries, today announced the allocation of $254.5 million in grants to eight countries.
2ème mission conjointe de supervision des trois premiers projets soutenant la mise en oeuvre du Programme National d'Investissements Agricoles et de Sécurité Alimentaire (PNIASA) - du 15 au 26 avril 2013. Visite de terrain pour voir quelques unes des actions oncrètes engagées dans le cadre du PASA.