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In this installment of our “COVID Conversations” series, we talk with Adrian Alo, Chief Financial Officer at KEP Trust, Kosovo’s largest local microfinance institution. Alo spoke to us recently about why business owners are shying away from new lines of credit, the role of microfinance in Kosovo’s post-COVID recovery and why he’s redefined success for the pandemic era.
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.
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.
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.