Ghana - Savannah Investment Programme


Project Summary

Approval Date 01 Oct 2019
Signature Date 14 Jan 2020
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2024
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 20,000,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Savannah Investment Programme (SIP) aims to reduce importation of animal protein, enhanced competitiveness of the poultry industry, improve small ruminants breeds and contribute to improved food and nutrition security in Ghana. The Programme seeks to increase farmers’ food and nutrition security and incomes through increased agricultural productivity and diversification; and enhance the creation and strengthening of agribusinesses to increase incomes of actors along the selected value chains on a sustainable basis. The project has four components :(i) Access to Agriculture Finance,(ii) Production Development,(iii) Agri-Business and Value Chain Development and(iv) Project Management and Institutional Support. The Programme will be implemented over a five-year period (2019 –2024) at a total cost of UA25 million, of which UA20 millionis a loan from the ADF and UA5 million represents the Government and beneficiaries’ contribution.

Project Objectives

The overall goal of the programme is to reduce importation of animal protein, enhance competitiveness of the poultry industry, improve small ruminants breeds and contribute to improved food and nutrition security. Specific programme objectives are to increase national food and nutrition security as well as farmers’ incomes through: (i) increased agricultural productivity and diversification; and (ii) enhanced creation and strengthening of agribusinesses, to increase incomes of actors along selected value chains on a sustainable basis.

Beneficiaries

Project direct beneficiaries are maize and soybean farmers, poultry farmers, livestock farmers, youth and women engaged in entrepreneurship Programme.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Implementing
MINISTRY OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-GH-A00-010
Last Update 26 May 2020

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Contact Details

Name BOAHEN Philip
Email p.boahen@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Ghana