Development cooperation ,13.08.2012

International Fund for Agricultural Development IFAD 9th replenishment


The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is a specialized agency of the United Nations, the objective of which is to empower poor rural women and men in developing countries to achieve higher incomes, improved food security and environmental sustainability. Through low-interest loans and grants and working with poor rural people, governments, donors, non-governmental organizations and many other partners, IFAD focuses on country-specific solutions, which can involve increasing poor rural peoples' access to financial services, markets, technology, land and other natural resources. IFAD tackles poverty not only as a lender, but also as an advocate for rural poor people. Its multilateral base provides a natural global platform to discuss important policy issues that influence the lives of rural poor people, as well as to draw attention to the centrality of rural development to meeting the Millennium Development Goals. As a member country of IFAD, Finland contributes 12 million euros to the ninth Replenishment of IFAD's resources (2013-2015).

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Funding decision  13.08.2012

12 000 000 €

Field of activity

  • Agricultural development 100%

Funding channel

Kv maatalouden kehittämisrahasto



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