2ND IFAD MISSION

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2ND IFAD MISSION

Category : IFAD Mission

The 2nd IFAD Mission visited SPPAP project from May 4 to 6, 2014. The Mission was headed by Mr. Tawfiq-El-Zabri, Country Programme Manager, IFAD, Rome, Italy.
2nd IFAD Mission visited Pakistan to hand-over of Country Programme Management responsibilities, review the status of ongoing FAD-Financed Projects, and assess potential directions for future collaboration. The mission met with key officials of the Economic Affairs Division; the Government of Punjab’s Planning and Development Department and Livestock Department; the State Bank of Pakistan; the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund; the Pakistan Microfinance Network; the National Rural Support Programme; as well as with development partners from the World Bank, FAO, DFID, and the USAID-funded Agribusiness Support Fund. A brief field visit was undertaken to the three current IFAD-financed projects to meet with project personnel and review activities.