International Fund for Agricultural Development


Via Paolo di Dono, 44. 00142 Rome, Italy


Dedicated to eradicating rural poverty in developing countries, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) was established to finance agricultural development projects primarily for food production. IFAD focuses on country-specific solutions to increase rural poor people’s access to financial services, markets, technology, land and other natural resources.

Areas of Focus

IFAD undertakes efforts to combat trafficking, address migration issues, women’s empowerment in the marketplace and ensure that legal support is available to rural women.