The PARM Secretariat fully on board from September 1st 2014


The Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM) Secretariat has been fully operational from September 1st 2014 with the appointment of its three new team members hosted by IFAD Headquarters in Rome

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Starting from September 1st 2014, the PARM Secretariat has been fully operational with the three new professionals on board: Jesus Anton (Senior Programme Manager); Massimo Giovanola (Technical Specialist); Karima Cherif (Knowledge Management Officer).

The PARM Secretariat, with a core funding of approximately USD 7.8 million, will be hosted at IFAD and will initially focus on 9 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The team will be responsible for coordinating the programme activities and manage the funds in strategic partnership with NEPAD.