International Fund for Agricultural Development (1977; Rome; 127 staff; ifad.org)
This specialized agency of the UN finances agricultural development projects primarily for food production in developing countries, with the goal of eradicating rural poverty and hunger. They focus on the people in rural areas who depend on agriculture and related activities.
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Leadership: Gilbert F. Houngbo (President) and Dominik Ziller (Vice-President)
Budget: $552k (2019)
Capital: $7.5b (2019)