Kanayo F. Nwanze

Financing for rural development

As the gap between rural and urban continues to grow, are there safeguards we can put in place to promote equal opportunities for children, women and men everywhere? Hear president of IFAD, Kanayo Nawanze’s, argument for rural development.

Thursday 15.10.2015

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On 13 February 2013, Kanayo F. Nwanze was appointed by acclamation as President of IFAD for a second four-year term. A Nigerian national, Nwanze has a strong record as an advocate and leader with a keen understanding of complex development issues. He brings to the job over 35 years of experience across three continents, focusing on poverty reduction through agriculture, rural development and research.

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