International Fund for Agricultural Development (1977, Rome; 127 staff; ifad.org).
A specialized agency of the UN. Finances agricultural development projects primarily for food production in the developing countries, with the goal of eradicating rural poverty and hunger among the 1.4 billion 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)