U.N. News Centre Interviews President Of International Fund For Agricultural Development About Ending Poverty
U.N. News Centre: INTERVIEW: “If we don’t act now, the future will not be in our hands” — U.N. rural development agency chief
“As the world marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, one man who has spent many years working to end poverty among the world’s poorest populations is calling for action now, by investing more in the rural poor. Kanayo Nwanze, president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), is no stranger to the development agenda. … The United Nations News Centre spoke with Mr. Nwanze on camera about Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), elevating the rural poor, and other issues, including his taking home the inaugural Africa Food Prize earlier last month…” (10/17).