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IFADAsia User Agreement

This document is an agreement between IFAD as a provider of the web environment "", a private community to facilitate the work of IFAD in Asia and the Pacific region ("IFADAsia") and the users of IFADAsia ("User" or "Users").

IFAD as a provider

IFAD maintains this website as a courtesy to those who may choose to access IFADAsia. The information presented herein is for informative purposes only. IFADAsia provides space for the discussion of issues and access to various communications facilities. Use of IFADASIA constitutes acceptance of the following terms and conditions.

IFAD is not the publisher or author of any works posted by its Users. IFAD does not screen works before they are posted, and no prior approval is required for posting. IFAD disclaims all copyright and ownership in such works and all responsibility for them. Any opinions, findings, or conclusions presented within IFADAsia are solely those of the authors and not of IFAD's employees ,agents or its Member States. By proceeding to use IFADAsia, the User is deemed to accept this.The use of particular designations of countries or territories does not imply any judgment by IFAD as to the legal status of such countries or territories, of their authorities and institutions or of the delimitation of their boundaries.

External Links

IFADAsia is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. IFADAsia may contain links and references to third-party websites which are not under the control of IFADAsia and IFAD is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The inclusion of a link or reference does not imply endorsement of the linked site by IFAD.

User's Rights and Responsibilities

The User is responsible for any works - writings, files, pictures, or any other work - that the User posts or transmits using any of IFADAsia's services: email, conferencing, the World Wide Web, or any other service provided by IFADAsia that allows interaction or dissemination of information. The User agrees to communications that are proper and related to the relevant issues.

The User agrees not to:

  • Communicate anything that is defamatory, unlawful, obscene, or threatening;
  • Upload or attach files where it would be unlawful to do so or which are corrupt, contain viruses, or would otherwise be technically harmful;
  • Advertise, attempt to sell goods, or distribute contests, chain letters, or surveys through IFADAsia
  • Misrepresent your identity;
  • Collect or store personal information about anyone;
  • Delete any author attributions, legal notices, or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded;
  • Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

In posting works on IFADAsia, the User is responsible for honoring the rights of others, including intellectual-property rights (copyright, patent, and trademark), the right to privacy and the right not to be libeled or slandered. Should the User wish to post a copyrighted work on IFADAsia, the User would be responsible for obtaining the copyright holder's permission first.

In posting a work on IFADAsia, the User authorizes other Users who have access to this Site to make personal and customary use of the work.

IFADAsia may remove at its discretion any material that offends these terms and may prohibit the use of IFADAsia by any User, including the right to freeze or cancel an account at any time.

Community guidelines

The use of this site is at the User's sole risk. You will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or lose of date that results from you use of the site. In the event the User has a complaint about the behavior or posts of another User, it is the User's responsibility to attempt to resolve the conflict, first by contacting that person directly. Should the problem persist, the User should proceed to contact the relevant country or project supervisor.

The User agrees to help protect his/her account and the security of other users by guarding his/her password.

Privacy notice

IFADAsia is a non-anonymous community site. The User agrees to provide his/her real name when signing up as an IFADASIA User. IFADAsia does not permit anonymous or pseudonymous accounts. Exceptions to this general rule require special arrangements with IFADAsia.

IFADAsia seeks to provide a non-anonymous social environment while treating the Users' privacy with respect and care. IFADAsia respects the Users' right to the privacy of the personal information provided to IFADAsia. IFADAsia will not sell, rent or give Users' email addresses to any third party.

Privileges and Immunities

Nothing herein or related to the use of this site shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or a waiver of the privileges and immunities of IFAD under public international law, which are specifically reserved.


IFAD reserves the right to update the terms of this agreement at any time.

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