Voting for IFAD Presidency

Ghana's Rep votes at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Gillbert Fossoun Houngo, former Prime Minister of Togo, has been appointed as the sixth President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialized United Nations agency and international financial institution that invests in eradicating poverty in developing countries around the world.

Houngbo was among eight candidates including three women vying for the Organization's top leadership position. He succeeds Mr. Kanayo F. Nwanze, who was President for 2 terms, beginning in April 2009. Houngbo will take office on 1st April 2017.

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