A fruitful partnership in Armenia

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Cannery workers in Armenia. IFAD video capture.

Can financial equity funds be employed to find a solution to poverty? The approach seems to be working in remote Armenia in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia.

Targeted business investments in food companies are bolstering employment, increasing the incomes of farmers and transforming rural areas.

The inflow of money is coming from a unique investment company which is supported by the UN's International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Joanne Levitan reports

Duration: 4'01"

 

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