rural development

  • November 29, 2018

    Against the backdrop of rising global hunger, Pope Francis will join world leaders at the opening ceremony of the Forty-Second session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, a United Nations agency, on 14 February 2019.

  • January 12, 2018

    Just days after renewing his plea to respect the rights of migrants, Pope Francis will have a private meeting with the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development during which it is expected they will discuss the importance of investing in rural development to create opportunities for some of the poorest people in the world.