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30 Jan 2015 description

Dhaka, 29 January, 2015: A new project designed to reduce the impact of climate change on rural women and men living in haor wetland communities was launched today in Dhaka.

The National Start-up Workshop for the Climate Adaptation and Livelihood Protection Project (CALIP) was attended by representatives of the Bangladesh Government, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) and international climate change experts.

11 Dec 2014 description

IFAD supported project to provide rural micro-entrepreneurs better access to financial services and markets

Dhaka, 11 December 2014 – The government of Bangladesh and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed a US$40 million loan agreement today that will provide financial services and technical training to 452,000 rural women and men in rural areas throughout the country.

04 Dec 2014 description

Smallholder farmers are more than climate victims – says IFAD report

Lima, Peru – 3 December 2014 - Smallholder farmers in developing countries are more than victims of climate change; they are a vital part of the solution to global warming, according to a report from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

07 Mar 2014 description

New IFAD report shows rural women are key to unlocking economic and social benefits of adaptation

Rome, March 2014 – In advance of International Women’s Day, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) launched a report today that highlights the vital role women smallholder farmers play in delivering both economic and social benefits when provided the right tools for adapting to climate change.

28 Jun 2013 description

IFAD to fund US$40.5 million project

Rome 28 June 2013 – To strengthen the resilience of people living in the coastal areas of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will extend a loan of US$39.5 million and a grant of $1 million for the Coastal Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project (CCRIP). The project is jointly funded by the Bangladesh government, IFAD, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the German Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW).

18 Oct 2010 description

Rome, 18 October 2010 - A US$ 10 million supplementary loan from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to the People's Republic of Bangladesh will improve rural livelihoods through investments in sustainable management of water resources, including flood management, drainage improvement and water conservation.

The loan agreement for the participatory Small-scale Water Resources Sector Project was signed today in Rome by Masud Bin Momem, Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, and Kanayo F.

06 Nov 2009 description

Rome, 6 November 2009 - A US$22 million loan from IFAD to the People's Republic of Bangladesh will improve rural livelihoods through investments in sustainable management of water resources, including flood management, drainage improvement and water conservation.

The Participatory Small-Scale Water Resources Sector Project - to be implemented nationwide - will closely involve communities in better management of their natural resources.

The loan agreement for the project was signed today in Rome by Masud Bin Momem, Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, and Kanayo …

15 Sep 2009 description

Executive Board concludes two-day meeting in Rome

Rome, 15 September - Poor farmers seeking to better their lives against the backdrop of climate change received a boost this week.

30 Apr 2009 description

Press release No.: IFAD/22/09

Executive Board concludes meeting in Rome

Rome, 30 April 2009 - Poverty eradication efforts in nine developing countries received a boost this week when the IFAD Executive Board approved more than $131.57 million in loans and $63.62 million in grants.