Burkina Faso - Soum Province Livestock Development Project, Phase II

Project Summary

Approval Date 29 Mar 2000
Signature Date 28 Aug 2000
Planned Completion Date 30 Nov 2009
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Nov 2009
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31163
Commitment U.A 9,981,831.45
Status Completion

Project General Description

The present intervention concerns the second phase of the Soum Province Rural Development Project. It aims to improve food security and reduce poverty. The project will be implemented in an area with the appropriate natural conditions for such activities. The implementation will make it possible to restore sustainable livestock breeding adapted to the natural and economic environment of the area. The recommended improvements will result in higher production and incomes, the creation of new jobs and an improvement in the population’s living conditions. In that respect, the project will help to improve food security and reduce poverty. The principal project components are: A) development of production, B) development and management of natural resources, C) sensitization, extension and research & development, D) restructuring and strengthening of OPAs, E) support to marketing and to the supply of inputs, F) producers’ credit and G) project management.

Project Objectives

The sector goal of the project is to improve food security and reduce poverty in Soum Province. More specifically, the Soum Province Livestock Development Project - Phase II aims to increase production of animal products and by-products, as well as incomes in Soum Province.


The direct beneficiaries of the project are the farmers, agro-pastoralists in the province of Soum. In addition, about 28,800 farmers should be supervised by the project, of whom 20% of the women involved in the processing and marketing of animal products and receiving credit in about 9 departments of the province of Soum. Similarly, more than 115,700 people are expected to be affected by the extension and animation activities of the project, including 30,200 women and 85,500 men.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Burkina Faso
Cellule de gestion du projet créée au sein du Secrétariat général du Ministère des ressources animales (MRA) et installée à Djibo.


IATI identifier 46002-P-BF-AAE-002
Last Update 12 Jul 2020


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Geographic Location

Country Burkina Faso