Project profile — Institutional Support - Canadian Foodgrains Bank 2011-2016


Canadian Foodgrains Bank
2011-08-10 - 2016-03-31
Global Affairs Canada
MFM Global Issues & Dev.Branch

Country / region 

• America, regional (10.00%)
• Asia, regional (30.00%)
• Africa, regional (60.00%)


• Basic Health: Basic nutrition (12240) (10.00%)
• Emergency Response: Emergency food aid (72040) (90.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (significant objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (significant objective)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This grant represents Canada's 2011-2016 institutional support to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB). The CFGB uses these funds, along with other donations, to achieve its mandate of reducing hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Canada's support to CFGB helps it purchase and distribute food assistance to ease the suffering of people in emergency and chronic hunger situations worldwide and help communities rebuild their livelihoods. Canada and CFGB have been working together to meet the needs of hungry people, saving lives and building livelihoods around the world for nearly thirty years.

Expected results 


Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral, core contributions to NGOs and other private bodies / PPPs
Type of aid Core support to NGOs, other private bodies, PPPs and research institutes
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