Livestock Development Project


Project Summary

Approval Date 29 Jun 1978
Signature Date 29 Jul 1978
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 1985
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 1985
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31163
Commitment U.A 4,144,734.01
Status Completion

Project General Description

The project would involve the establishment of two breeding ranches at Mbétécoucou and Samiondji, with fattening facilities being provided for finixhing 1,000 steers par year in Samiondji, and the expansion of straight fattening activities on the existing Jpinou ranch for a further 1.000 animals par year. The project would include the following : i) clearing and establishment to improved pastures on 20.000 ha of land at Mbétécoucou and 15.000 ha at Samiondji ; ii) the improvement of pastures and fencing at Kipnou ; iii) provision of ranch infrastructure sunch as staff housing, animal shelters, stores, corrals, dips, facilities for handling and feeding of animals, tracks and firebreaks ; iv) the purchase of 1,900 breeding and 2,000 immature stock yearly for fattening ; v) provision of feeds and drugs for stock ; vi) provision of farm machinery and equipment ; vii) the provision of a project management team.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Extending
Government Of Benin
Implementing
GOUVERNEMENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DU BENIN MINISTERE DES FINANCES

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IATI identifier 46002-P-BJ-AAE-002
Last Update 22 Nov 2020

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Country Benin