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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.
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.
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.
As fluctuations in food prices continue, a World Bank program known as GAFSP focuses on bolstering agriculture and increasing output.
This project is the Karongi district of Rwanda.
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.