Representatives of the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) visited on Thursday (17) the headquarters of the Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF), in Fortaleza. The team - formed by the regional director of the Latin America and Caribbean division, Rossana Polastri, the Director for Brazil, Claus Reiner and the program officer in Brazil, Hardi Vieira - was welcomed by IBRAF President Prof. João Bosco Monte.
The director of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), Jorge Chediek, confirmed his participation in the Brazil Africa Forum 2019. In the event he will speak during the “Feeding the World: A Call to Action” session, which aims to discuss how to combat food insecurity and reduce poverty.
“Government policies for development are of great importance, but the private sector also plays a crucial role in south-south and triangular cooperation issues.” This was one of the arguments of the president of the Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF), João Bosco Monte, during the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), which took place in Ghana.