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Gilbert Houngbo
I am President of . Born and raised in rural Togo, I have spent more than 30 years working to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people.
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Gilbert Houngbo Jun 15
At we believe that remittances count the most in rural areas of developing countries where they can help families of migrants build a more secure future. Happy International Day of
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MadagascarDiplomatie Jun 11
En déplacement à Rome, le MAE , a eu un entretien avec Président de l’ Gilbert Fossoum Houngbo. Focus sur: développement , soutien financier ou encore appui en faveur des activités génératrices d’emploi.
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Brazil Africa Institute / Instituto Brasil África Jun 10
Today we had a great meeting at headquarters in . Our President Prof was received by President . Prof Monte invited Mr. Houngbo to be a speaker in the 2019.
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Gilbert Houngbo Jun 11
Great meeting Swedish Vice Minister for Development Cooperation Per Olsson Fridh yesterday and discussing adaptation. Thank you for recognizing ’s comparative advantage in working with the rural disadvantaged populations.
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Gilbert Houngbo Jun 10
Great to talk on the new episode of on with about conservation, and how can help us deal with the growing water challenge. You can watch the full episode here:
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Gilbert Houngbo Jun 6
Great meeting with Vincenza Lomonaco, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Italy . Looking forward to strengthening the partnership between and to bring about rural transformation and stronger food systems.
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Gilbert Houngbo Jun 5
Meeting with Ambassador Ó Floinn and Deputy Perm. Representative from . Looking forward to working with and delivering on the and the goals of Ireland's new development policy .
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Gilbert Houngbo May 31
Welcome Kip Tom. I am very much looking forward to working together for a world without and hunger.
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Roberto Ridolfi May 29
“Together with and , we are supporting family farming in order to give a concrete answer towards zero hunger and food security for everyone.” President at the Decade of
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International Fund for Agricultural Development May 29
"By investing in small family farms to meet this growing demand, we will also be investing in the transformation of rural economy. And, if done carefully, we will be investing in food systems that are sustainable and inclusive." -
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Gilbert Houngbo May 29
The Decade of calls on the entire development community to redouble our efforts to create a world without poverty and hunger. It will focus attention on the urgent need to in the family farms that form the backbone of the systems of the future.
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International Fund for Agricultural Development May 27
"The Decade of is a rallying call for all of us to partner with the world’s small-scale family farmers to leverage their assets, knowledge and energy and create food systems that are healthy, nutritious, inclusive, resilient and sustainable." -
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Gilbert Houngbo May 27
Family farmers will always be at the heart of the sustainable global food system we strive for and will continue to be key partners in achieving the , particularly 1 and 2. Keeping the focus on them is therefore the right thing for all of us to focus on.
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Gilbert Houngbo May 27
I thank and the General Assembly for the leadership and foresight to proclaim decade of .
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Gilbert Houngbo May 26
In I visited the rural community of Marracuene and the fish market under construction through supported Artisanal Fisheries Promotion Project. What I saw reflects IFAD's 4 key priorities areas: , , and .
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International Fund for Agricultural Development May 24
If you want to reach the poorest and fight you must . president talks about rural transformation, with a focus on . Listen to the podcast ⬇
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Gilbert Houngbo May 23
Tropical Cyclones Idai and Kenneth remain vivid in our minds, there is the need to build resilience is more urgent than ever. After the immediate humanitarian needs are met, we will still need to build infrastructure, and restore livelihoods. Growing Blue Conference, Mozambique
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International Fund for Agricultural Development May 13
. leaders including President share via why innovation is important to them.
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Aksel Jakobsen May 15
Food for thought during an interesting lunch with . Food systems, climate change adaptation and global food architecture. Look forward to continue the good collaboration for
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International Fund for Agricultural Development May 15
"80% of the world’s poorest people live in rural settings and depend on agriculture and related livelihood activities for their living or survival. We at strive to maximize the accessibility of finance for rural communities." - at
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