|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|
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.
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.
Project direct beneficiaries are maize and soybean farmers, poultry farmers, livestock farmers, youth and women engaged in entrepreneurship Programme.
African Development Fund
MINISTRY OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
|Last Update||26 May 2020|