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Private Sector Solutions for Development: Smallholder Agriculture

Increasing smallholder farmers' access to capital and markets is one of the best ways to fight rural poverty. IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, outlines its private sector solutions in this three-minute video.
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IFC, GAFSP Invest $10 Million in Root Capital to Support Small Farmers in Africa, Latin America

IFC and the private sector window of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) will invest $5 million each in Root Capital to help expand access to working capital and markets for 300,000 farmers over the next four years.
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Increasing Food Security for the Most Vulnerable Countries

As fluctuations in food prices continue, a World Bank program known as GAFSP focuses on bolstering agriculture and increasing output.
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GAFSP Project Yields Pathway Out of Poverty for Rwandan Farmers

This project is the Karongi district of Rwanda.
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Boosting Agriculture in Haiti

Agriculture represents 25% of Haiti's economy, down from 45% just a decade ago. The country, still recovering from a massive quake two years ago, is now using a grant from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program to improve food security and agriculture incomes for Haitians.
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Annual Report 2012

Edition 2 | Data as of June 2012
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Global Agriculture and Food Security Program Announces New Round of Grants to Fight Hunger and Poverty

Six Countries to receive $177 Million to increase Incomes, and improve food security.
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Fact Sheet: G-8 Action on Food Security and Nutrition

At the Camp David Summit, G-8 and African leaders will commit to the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, the next phase of our shared commitment to achieving global food security.
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Dutch Government Contributes €100 Million to Global Food Security, Signs Agreement with IFC

IFC and the Netherlands today signed an agreement, formalizing a €100 million contribution by the government to the Private Sector Window of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program, to strengthen investment in food security in emerging market countries.
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IFC Helps PRAN Increase Processed Foods Availability in Bangladesh, Create Jobs

IFC is providing a $15 million loan to Natore Agro, a subsidiary of food processing group PRAN, to expand production capacity, create 1,800 rural jobs and integrate small farmers into retail supply chains.
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National Agricultural Investment and Food Security Program (PNIASA)

Summary of the PNIASA project in Togo.
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Programme National D'investissement et de Securite Alimentaire (PNIASA)

Présentation globale du PNIASA et des domaines d'intervention des 3 premiers projets qui ont été élaborés pour soutenir sa mise en oeuvre. Il s'agit (i) du Projet d'Appui au Développement Agricole du Togo (PADAT) ; (ii) du Projet d'Appui au Secteur Agricole (PASA) ; et (iii) du Programme de Productivité Agricole en Afrique de l'Ouest (PPAAO-Togo). Ces trois projets ont mobilisé un financement total de 112,5 millions de dollars auprès des bailleurs, y compris: la Banque mondiale; le FIDA; la BOAD; la BIDC, et des fonds fiduciaires internationaux tels que le GAFSP, et le GFRP.

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Ms. Kimberly Parent

External Affairs Officer
GAFSP Public Sector Window

Based in Washington, D.C.

Private Sector Media Contact

Ms. Daphna Berman

Senior Communications and Outreach Specialist 
GAFSP Private Sector Window

Based in Washington, D.C.

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