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Advisory Report on the International Fund for Agricultural Development Amendment Bill 2012

October 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012

ISBN 978-0-642-79828-2 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-0-642-79829-9 (HTML version)

View the report as a single document - (PDF 602KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Preliminary pages (PDF 116KB)
Chapter 1 Introduction (PDF 60KB)

Referral of the inquiry
Related Parliamentary inquiries
Conduct of the inquiry

Chapter 2 The International Fund for Agricultural Development and the Bill (PDF 166KB)

The International Fund for Agricultural Development
Reasons for withdrawal in 2004
The Amendment Bill
Have the 2004 concerns been addressed?
Location of IFAD programs
IFAD’s mandate and role
Other assessments of IFAD’s performance
Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network
UK Department for International Development Multilateral Aid Review
Australian Multilateral Assessment
Other suggested benefits of rejoining IFAD
AusAID staffing implications
Committee comment

Dissenting Report—Coalition Senators and Members (PDF 102KB)


Appendix A—List of Submissions (PDF 41KB)
Appendix B—Witnesses appearing at public hearings (PDF 51KB)
Appendix C—IFAD member countries (PDF 61KB)

List A—primarily OECD members
List B—primarily OPEC members
List C—developing countries
Sub-list C2—countries in Europe, Asia and the Pacific
Sub-list C3—countries in Latin America and the Caribbean

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