Benin - Mono and Couffo Rural Development Support Project (PADMOC)

Project Summary

Approval Date 18 Apr 2001
Signature Date 30 May 2001
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2010
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2010
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 43042
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 6,827,870.37
Status Completion

Project General Description

Mono and Couffo Rural Development Support Project (PADMOC) was designed in order to consolidate the achievements made at Mono by Mono's Integrated Rural Development Project (PDRIM) to extend them to Couffo. PADMOC aims to secure agricultural production. This project is part of the national rural development policy and embodies the Government's strategy, formalized in 1991 in the Letter of Declaration of Rural Development Policy (LDPDR), which highlights the diversification of agricultural and agricultural production and emphasize the role of the state in its essential functions (design, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of development actions), the production and marketing functions are now in the non-public sector (farmers' organizations). The project is structured around three (03) components, including: A) strengthening rural infrastructure; B) support to the rural world; and C) project management.

Project Objectives

The main objective of the project is to increase the income of the populations concerned and their standard of living. The sectoral objective of the project is the contribution to strengthening the country's food security. The specific objective is diversification and increase of agricultural production.


The main beneficiaries of the project are the agricultural populations of the Mono and Couffo regions.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government of Benin


IATI identifier 46002-P-BJ-AB0-004
Last Update 31 Jan 2023


Contact Details

Name FELLAH Hatem

Geographic Location

Country Benin
Coordinates Location Name
7.08333 1.83333 Département du Kouffo
6.58333 1.83333 Mono