Gabon - Programme Hévéicole II

Project Summary

Approval Date 26 Feb 1992
Signature Date 13 May 1992
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2000
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2000
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 36,874,939.1
Status Completion

Project General Description

The present intervention relates to the Heveicole II Programme. It intends to continue and develop the rubber sector, and to finance support equipment/infrastructure. The programme aims to prepare for the post-oil era through the diversification of the economy through rubber growing. More specifically, Phase II of the heveicole Programme follows Phase I and thus contributes to the implementation of Gabon's vast heveiculture programme (28,000 ha). The main components of the project are: A) roads and tracks; B) buildings; C) housing and transport; D) machinery, vehicles, equipment; E) CNER agricultural costs; F) factories; G) technical assistance; H) research; I) operation and; J) study, training.

Project Objectives

The objectives of the programme are: (i) continue the maintenance of immature crops and their tracks, at the same time as it will start the exploitation of adult trees from the previous phase; (Mitzic II, Bitan I, Kango I); complete the Industrial Facilities of Mitzic; develop around the industrial sites a programme of medium-sized private village rubber plantations with the opening of collection tracks and access to these plantations from the plants.


The main beneficiaries of the programme are rubber producers and system actors.

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
Government Of Gabon
Société de Développement de l'Hévéaculture au Gabon


IATI identifier 46002-P-GA-AA0-001
Last Update 20 Jun 2021


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Geographic Location

Country Gabon