Audio: GAFSP (Global Agriculture Food Security Program): An Update from the IFC
- Mar 5, 2014
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The Global Food Security Project hosts a conversation with Ms. Laura Mecagni, Head of the Global Agriculture Food Security Program's private sector window at the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The GAFSP oversees the coordination and implementation of the pledges made in the 2009 G-20 meeting to combat food insecurity and malnutrition. Ms. Mecagni discusses major successes and challenges to date, as well as GAFSP's plan for 2014 and beyond. The IFC has leveraged significant resources to catalyze innovative partnerships and financing mechanisms for agriculture to support the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program.