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International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

IFAD President Gilberto F. Houngbo : IFAD Photo 50101

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

  • Called for by the 1974 World Food Conference (E/CONF.65/20, resolution 13)
    • UN Conference on the Establishment of an International Fund for Agricultural Develolpment held in Rome, 1976
  • Agreement establishing the International Fund for Agricultural Development (1976)
  • Relationship Agreement with UN (1977)
  • Governing Bodies
    • Governing Council, all members, meets annually
    • Executive Board, 18 elected members and 18 alternate members, elected for 3 years, meets 3 times a year
  • Legal texts
  • Flagship publication
  • Data
  • Library

IFAD Presidents

  • 2017- : Gilbert F. Houngbo (Togo)
  • 2009-2017: Kanayo F. Nwanze (Nigeria)
  • 2001-2009: Lennart Bage (Sweden)
  • 1993-2001: Fawzi Hamad Al-Sultan (Kuwait) (BIO/2737/Rev.1-IFAD/469/Rev.1 [1993])
  • 1984-1993: Idriss Jazairy (Algeria) (Press release IFAD/240 [1984], Press release BIO/2088-IFAD/242 [1984])
  • 1977-1984: Abdelmuhsin M. Al-Sudeary (Saudi Arabia)