LAIF supports rural development projects that empower the local community, contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals: 1 (End poverty in all its forms everywhere), 2 (Zero hunger) and 17 (Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development), among others. LAIF finances improvements in infrastructure and services, municipal finances, environmental systems and rural housing.
Relevant sub-sectors financed include:
Integrated rural development projects; promotion of decentralized and multi-sectoral competence for planning; implementation of regional development planning and measures (including natural reserve management); land management; land use planning; land settlement and resettlement activities; functional integration of rural and urban areas; geographical information systems.
Rural land policy and management
Regional development planning; promotion of decentralized and multi-sectoral competence for planning, co-ordination and management; land management; land use planning; geographical information systems.