25 March 2011

In addition to it, Minister Flaherty provided a list of the recent Canadian achievements in increasing the efficiency of these international financial institutions:

  • $840 million support of the IMF’s Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust in order to encourage the concessional lending for the low-income countries;
  • Canadian support to “forgive” Haiti’s $825 million debt to international institutions;
  • $291 million in support for certain climate change projects through the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC);
  • $600 million in support for the agricultural development, including $230 million for the World Bank Group Global Agriculture and Food Security Program.

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