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International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) ‒ IFAD

Rome, Italy

IFAD is an international financial institution and specialised United Nations agency based in Rome, the UN’s food and agriculture hub. Its core work is aimed at empowering rural people to increase their food security, the nutrition of their families and their income. However, IFAD also engages in publishing research, tools and guidelines and briefs. Its research topics include COVID-19, nutrition, climate and environment, gender, water, fisheries and aquaculture, farmers’ organisations, youth and crops, among several others.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.ifad.org/en/

Address:
Via Paolo di Dono, 44 00142 Roma, Italy

Country:
Italy

Sub-region:
Southern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific, Central Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
International Organism
Year founded
1977
Age (years)
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
 45
Italy average
 30
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: United Nations
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Gilbert F. Houngbo
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Gilbert F. Houngbo
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
 37
Italy average
 72
Global average
 89

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
 20
Italy average
 50
Global average
 33

Social

Twitter
Followers (2022)
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
 145,639
Italy average
 40,362
Global average
 11,894
Subscribers (2022)
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
 11,800
Italy average
 3,174
Global average
 2,456
Followers (2022)
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
 28,500
Italy average
 10,383
Global average
 3,497
Followers (2022)
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
 137,304
Italy average
 39,704
Global average
 8,803

Data notes

Last updated: 19/04/2022
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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