IFAD reinforces its work with farmers organisations and AgriCord.
Monday, February 27, 2012
In the two years since the last Farmers Forum, farmers’ organizations played a role in all new in 90 per cent of projects designed in that period. In the same period the direct financial support to farmers’ organisations, through grants, reached 80 national organisations in 60 countries, Nwanze informed. He concluded "We managed to mobilise significant co-financing for this direct support, in particular from the European Commission. We reinforced our collaboration with AgriCord to blend financial support with technical assistance."