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- Bangladesh: Floods and Landslides - Apr 2018
- Bangladesh: Diphtheria Outbreak - Dec 2017
- Bangladesh: Measles Outbreak - Sep 2017
- Bangladesh: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2017
- Tropical Cyclone Mora - May 2017
- Bangladesh: Floods and Landslides - Jul 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Roanu - May 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Komen - Jul 2015
- Bangladesh: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2015
- Nepal: Earthquakes - Apr 2015
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- FAO aid appeal to support Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh
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Secure access to land for poor women and men living on newly created coastal islands – known locally as “chars” – in Bangladesh is one of many benefits resulting from the Char Development and Settlement Project. Over 11,800 families have been granted land titles, and a further 2,200 are in the process of doing so.
Rome, 13 February 2018 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Bangladesh signed a financing agreement today to sustainably improve incomes and promote resilience to extreme weather conditions for 303,000 rural households in six flood-prone districts in northern Bangladesh.
The agreement for the Promoting Resilience of Vulnerable through Access to Infrastructure, Improved Skills and Information project was signed by Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of IFAD, and Kazi Shofiqul Azam, Secretary, Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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 $1 million for the Coastal Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project (CCRIP). The project is jointly funded by the Bangladesh government, IFAD, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the German Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW).
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Rome, 18 October 2010 - A US$ 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.
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 …
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.
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.