|Approval Date||24 Mar 2017|
|Signature Date||13 Feb 2018|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Aug 2020|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Agriculture and Rural Development|
|DAC Sector Code||31110|
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.
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.
The main beneficiary of this project is the Government of Gambia though its Ministry of Agriculture.
African Development Fund
Ministère des Finances et du Commerce
|Last Update||07 Aug 2020|