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Challenges

How does IFAD work?

Priority areas

Investment projects with federal and state governments

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Extreme poverty and malnutrition; Scarcity of water for human consumption and productive use;

Low agricultural income;

Climate changes and environmental risks;

access to markets;

Coordination problems in public programs and policies;

non-agricultural activity for rural families; and

Lack of access to programs and policies related to agriculture and social welfare.

CONSOLIDATION of the existing programs and their gradual expansion beyond semi-arid regions

PROMOTION of rural development and improvement of poverty reduction programs and policies.

Target demographics and action strategies • • •

Partnerships with the government Specific strategies in projects Land regulations

STRENGTHENING of the capabilities of government and rural institutions to implement programs and policies

Grant programs PROMOTION of workshops, debates and training for the development of capabilities to execute poverty reduction programs.

PROMOTION of knowledge management, policy dialogues, monitoring and evaluation

QUILOMBOLAS AND AFRO-DESCENDANTS

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IMPROVEMENT of Agricultural production, food and nutrition safety, as well as access to the markets

Partnerships with the government Specific strategies in projects

INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES

DIFFUSION of scientific knowledge between Brazil, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean

IFAD’S SUPP

ORT TO

Specific strategies in projects

Success factors regarding IFAD activities

RURAL COMMUNITY YOUTH

Specific strategies in projects

RURAL COMMUNITY WOMEN

Access to public, social and infrastructure policies

Jobs and income

Strengthening of social and economic organizations

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Access to public, social and infrastructure policies Jobs and income Strengthening of social and economic organizations Technical support and credit Access to markets

Improving non-agricultural activities

Financial allocation based on performance;

Periodic monitoring and evaluation;

Focus on knowledge management;

Strengthening of partnerships with federal and state governments, as well as international agencies;

Discussions about agriculture with UN agencies;

Partnerships with Triangular and South-South Cooperation initiatives, including International Financial Institutions;

Expertise in the subject of family agriculture in the Brazilian semi-arid; and

Approach directed to the country as a whole, as opposed to individual projects.

BRAZILIAN DEVELOPMENT

SETTLERS AND RURAL WORKERS

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SMALL FAMILY FARMERS

For more information: www.ifad.org Phone: (+55 71) 3183-5715 and (+55 71) 3183-5700 Escritório Compartilhado das Nações Unidas Praça Municipal Thomé de Souza, Elevador Lacerda - Salvador, Bahia (BA)

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SUPPORTING THE FUTURE BRAZIL

ACTIVITY IN THE COUNTRY

Since 1980, IFAD invests in Brazil’s rural development through partnership projects with the government, focusing their efforts on the low-income rural population, thus obtaining results:

Support and promote the growth of family agriculture production and income by facilitating access to basic services, connecting them to markets and strengthening their organization.

Largest portfolio in Latin America

Training farmers in:

PROJECTS WITH FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS Pró-Semiárido

AREA OF ACTIVITY

Agriculture and non-agriculture production for increase of income and assets

1.000.000 300 + municipalities

Reforestation, organic and agroecological practices

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105. 8

45 Paulo Freire

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head of Sombras Grandes agriculture association, supported by the project Dom Helder Câmara II.

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Why seek support from IFAD?

Viva o Semiárido 39 .1 20

IFAD, operating in Brazil for more than 30 years, has unique characteristics and strategies to target poverty, hunger and malnutrition reduction in the country.

Dom Távora 37 .8 16 Dom Helder Câmara II 18

Water reuse

Naelson Medeiros,

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40 PROCASE

Commercialization and access to markets

“Previously, we felt like the semi-arid regions were almost impossible to live in. But our perception has changed and now we see our land as a place full of potential. We are happy to see that it is worth it to stay here and invest in this place. We don’t need to migrate anymore.”

125. 3

Balaiada Maranhão Sustentável 40 20

EXPANDING PORTFOLIO

PROJECTS IN STRATEGIC AREAS OF THE COUNTRY

INNOVATIVE PROJECTS WHICH INCENTIVATE GOOD PRACTICES

COOPERATIVISM AND ASSOCIATIVISM SUPPORT TOWARDS FAMILY AGRICULTURE

IMPROVEMENT OF POLITICAL DIALOGUES BETWEEN BRAZIL AND OTHER COUNTRIES

IMPROVEMENT OF TECHNICAL SUPPORT, ACCESS TO RURAL CREDIT AND ACQUISITION OF FOOD

STRENGTHENING TIES BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT, THE SOCIETY AND MAIN ORGANIZATIONS

INCOME DEVELOPMENT THROUGH AGRICULTURAL AND NONAGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Transformação Produtiva de Pernambuco 40 20

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Access to public policies

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Total cost (US$ millions)

Loans and Grants DOAÇÕES

Cooperativist and associativist strengthening

IFAD financing (US$ millions)

GRANT PROGRAMS

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MKTPlace

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SEMEAR

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Total cost (US$ millions)

“With Dom Távora project, we will produce and start selling in places beyond our location. We will be able to distribute products to other states, including Bahia, which frontiers our region!”

IFAD financing (US$ millions)

Luiz Alberto Souza,

Emdagro employee who follows the activity of goat farmers supported by the Dom Távora project.

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Why Brazil? In the last decades, Brazil’s poverty has been decreasing through public programs and policies. However, more than 18 million people still live below the poverty line - a reality which is even more evident in the northeastern semi-arid regions, highly dependent on family agriculture.

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