Yearbook of the United Nations 1992

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The principal reference work of the United Nations, providing a comprehensive, one-volume account of the Organization’s work along with information on the work of each specialized agency in the United Nations’ family.



International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) continued to provide concessional assistance for financing agricultural projects in developing countries. The Fund’s objectives were to increase food production, reduce malnutrition and alleviate rural poverty. It continued to concentrate on low-income, food-deficit countries which received most of IFAD’S lending and on providing the poorest farmers with the necessary production means and institutional support. Particular emphasis was given to restoring the agricultural capacity of sub-Saharan African countries, as well as to the issues of women in development, cooperation with non-governmental organizations and the environment.


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