"Thousands of Sri Lankan farmers to benefit from UN-funded anti-poverty scheme
23 February 2010 – Nearly 58,000 farming households in Sri Lanka are expected to benefit from a United Nations-funded programme designed to improve their livelihoods, boost their incomes and enhance their participation in the marketing and selling of their products.
The $25 million loan from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will enable the country’s National Agribusiness Development Programme to help small producers, women, landless households and young people in rural areas."
More here: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=33858&Cr=lanka&Cr1=
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