Gambia - Project Preparative Facility (PPF) for Formulation of Agriculture Transformation Program


Project Summary

Approval Date 24 Mar 2017
Signature Date 13 Feb 2018
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2019
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2019
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 934,763
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The present operation is a Project Preparative Facility (PPF), which aims to finance sector study activities that are prerequisite to the formulation of a viable and bankable Agricultural Transformation Programme (ATP) in The Gambia in line with the Feed Africa initiative. The overall strategic objective of this Agricultural Transformation Programme (ATP) is to enhance economic growth through increased contribution of the agriculture sector to the gambian economy. This Project includes the following components: (i) Preparatory studies for The Gambia Agricultural Transformation Programme; (ii) Development of a Road Map for Rice self-sufficiency based on the CIPRiSSA concept and (iii) PPF Coordination and Management.

Project Objectives

The objective of the Agricultural Transformation Programme (ATP) is to define a sector investment plan, which supports agriculture production enhancement to achieve sustainable food security, reduce malnutrition and cereal import balance. The main objectives of this Project Preparative Facility (PPF) is to identify critical commodities value chains and suited programme target areas capable of mobilizing into action the enablers of the agricultural transformation.

Beneficiaries

The main beneficiary of this project is the Government of Gambia though its Ministry of Agriculture.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Implementing
Ministère des Finances et du Commerce

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-GM-A00-005
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name MANOMI Ibro
Email i.manomi@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Gambia