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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.

Public Sector Media Contact

Ms. Kimberly Parent

External Affairs Officer
GAFSP Public Sector Window
kparent@worldbankgroup.org

Based in Washington, D.C.

Private Sector Media Contact

Ms. Daphna Berman

Senior Communications and Outreach Specialist 
GAFSP Private Sector Window
dberman@ifc.org

Based in Washington, D.C.

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