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    The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is , a specialized agency of the United Nations, was established as an international financial institution in 1977 as one of the major outcomes of the 1974 World Food Conference.
    The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) CGAP develops innovative solutions through practical research and active engagement with financial service providers, policy makers, and funders to enable approaches at scale. Housed at the World Bank.
    The World Bank is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge to support governments of member countries in their efforts to invest in schools and health centers, provide water and electricity, fight disease and protect the environment.

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    The  Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD) is envisaged to be a global hub of knowledge and policy expertise on migration and development issues.
    The Global Migration Group (GMG) is an inter-agency group bringing together heads of 16 agencies for more coherent, comprehensive and better coordinated approaches to the issue of international migration. On the GMG website links to all individual agencies can be found.
    The  Global Forum on Migration & Development in line with the September 2006 report from the UN-GA High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development (HLD) and the GFMD Operating Modalities endorsed in Brussels in 2007, the GFMD is a voluntary, informal, non-binding and government-led process open to all States Members and Observers of the United Nations, – See more at:

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    • International Day of Family Remittances
      About 250 million migrant workers live outside the country they call home. A significant majority of them send money home, typically US$200 or US$300 several times a year. Adding together all the millions of transactions involved, remittances reached US$436 billion to developing countries in 2014.
    • Exhibitors
      International Development Bank We work to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, we help improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. Our aim is to achieve development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way.
    • Useful information
      You may register to the GFRD2015 by clicking Registrations to the Forum are free of charge and open until May 22, 17.30. However, due to limited space available, please note that your registration will be reviewed by the GFRD2015 Organizing Team, and will follow an approval process according to the requirements available on the registration form.
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