REDUCING POVERTY AND HUNGER:
THE CRITICAL ROLE OF FINANCING
FOR FOOD, AGRICULTURE AND
RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Paper Prepared for the
International Conference on Financing for Development
Monterrey, Mexico, 18-22 March 2002.
Rome, February 2002

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Table of Contents

FOREWORD

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

INTRODUCTION

THE VICIOUS CIRCLE OF POVERTY AND HUNGER

POVERTY, AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

TOWARDS A TWIN-TRACK STRATEGY

TRENDS IN RESOURCE MOBILIZATION FOR HUNGER REDUCTION, AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

TRENDS IN RESOURCE MOBILIZATION FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

ADDRESSING THE DECLINE OF RESOURCES FOR HUNGER AND POVERTY REDUCTION

CONCLUSIONS

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY


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