International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Current Affairs, GK & News

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) was set up in 1977 as the 13th specialized agency of the United Nations. 167 countries are members of the IFAD and these are grouped into three lists: List-A: Developed Countries, List-B: Oil Producing Countries and List-C: Developing Countries. India is in List-C. IFAD is headed by an elected ..

UN’s IFAD Governing Council: Climate Change will push 100 millions to poverty

The Governing Council of International Fund for Agriculture let in Rome recently. The council says that by 2030 around 100 million people will be pushed to poverty. The council also said that this is mainly due to climate change impact on agriculture. Highlights The Government representatives and global development from all over the world attended ..

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43rd Session of International fund for Agricultural Development: UN SDG 2030 not achievable

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) of the United Nations works to address hunger and poverty in developing countries. The 43rd session of the governing council of IFAD was held at Rome between February 11, 2020 and February 12, 2020. It was announced at the council meet that with the current progress rate, it ..

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UN Report: India is Top Remittance Receiving Country

According to the ‘One Family at a Time’ study conducted by the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Indians working across the world had sent home USD 62.7 billion in 2016 making India the top remittance-receiving country surpassing China. Salient Highlights Around 200 million migrants across the world have sent more than USD 445 million in 2016 as ..

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