Aparna Lucknow, India 601 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 678 Points View Profile Aparna Asked: October 14, 20212021-10-14T01:29:52+05:30 2021-10-14T01:29:52+05:30In: Economics What is COVID-19 Rural Poor Stimulus Facility? What is COVID-19 Rural Poor Stimulus Facility? current affairsgrowth Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Sagar 31 Questions 177 Answers 34 Best Answers 572 Points View Profile Sagar 2021-10-15T00:37:11+05:30Added an answer on October 15, 2021 at 12:37 am Context: UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) launched a multi-donor COVID-19 Rural Poor Stimulus Facility (RPSF) to support farmers and rural communities to continue food supply. About: FAD’s new multi-donor fund, the COVID-19 Rural Poor Stimulus Facility aims to mitigate the effects of the pandemic on food production, market access, and rural employment. As part of the broader UN socio-economic response framework, the Facility will ensure that farmers in the most vulnerable countries have timely access to inputs, information, markets, and liquidity. The planned interventions fall into four main categories: Providing inputs and basic assets for the production of crops, livestock, and fisheries. Facilitating access to markets to support small-scale farmers in selling their products in conditions where market functions are restricted. Targeting funds for rural financial services to ensure sufficient liquidity and to ease repayment requirements so as to maintain services, markets, and jobs ” Promoting the use of digital services to deliver key information on production, weather, finance, and markets. About IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is an international financial institution and specialized United Nations agency based in Rome, the UN’s food and agriculture hub. Founded in 1977, the organization invests in rural people, empowering them to increase their food security, improve the nutrition of their families and increase their incomes. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?
UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) launched a multi-donor COVID-19 Rural Poor Stimulus Facility (RPSF) to support farmers and rural communities to continue food supply.