September 19

Ireland Pledges €284 Million to Global Food, Agriculture & Nutrition Programs

By Sepehr Achard

Key Takeaways

  1. Ireland has committed to providing at least €284 million this year for global food, agriculture, and nutrition initiatives.
  2. The funding includes €4.2 million for the UN’s Food Systems Hub, €2.5 million for a Women’s Economic Empowerment initiative, and €2 million for the ‘Grain from Ukraine’ initiative.
  3. Tánaiste Micheál Martin T.D. made the announcement at a major food systems event in New York.
  4. The funding aims to build resilience and capacity across food, health, education, economic, and governance systems.
  5. Ireland will invest at least €42 million in a new joint program in Malawi over the next four years.

Photo courtesy of Bioversity International.

Source: iGrow News (link opens in a new window)

Agriculture, Investing
nutrition, SDGs, smallholder farmers