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Global Agriculture and Food Security Program Announces New Grants to Fight Hunger and Poverty in FCV Countries
GAFSP announced that seven projects in countries affected by fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV) will receive grants totaling $97.6 million.
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.
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.
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.
Summary of the PNIASA project in Togo.
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.
The GAFSP is a fund with the objective to act as a "gap filler" between a country's existing public sector investment programme and their long term investment requirements to achieve food security. This video looks at how the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program helps achieve food security.
Samuel Gatembeyi is a farmer from the Gatsibo district of Rwanda. He is also Secretary of the Site Committee for the Land and Water Husbandry Project, funded by the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP), to which the US Government and other donors are major contributors. This is a story about how U.S. helps him and other farmers in Rwanda to fight hunger. This video was created and funded by ActionAid USA.
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The U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced that Under Secretary for International Affairs Lael Brainard, along with Sylvia Mathews Burwell, president of the Global Development Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, met with ambassadors and embassy officials from more than a dozen African countries to discuss the increased demand for assistance from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program.