Morocco - Inclusive and Sustainable Development Support Program for Agricultural Sectors (PADIDFA)

Project Summary

Approval Date 15 May 2018
Signature Date 08 Jun 2018
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2019
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 159,744,408.95
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Support Program for Inclusive and Sustainable Development of Agricultural Sectors aims to help boost agricultural sector competitiveness with a view to ensuring inclusive and sustainable economic growth by promoting value chains, employment creation, improvement of the business climate and sustainable natural resource management. It builds on two components, namely: (1) “Support to job creation through the development of agricultural and agro-industrial sub-sectors”, (2) “Support lasting rural employment through sustainable use of natural resources by the agricultural sector”. it covers a period from 2018 - 2019 and cost EUR 200 million to be disburded in two tranches.

Project Objectives

The programme objective is to help boost agricultural sector competitiveness to ensure inclusive and sustainable economic growth through the promotion of value chains, job creation, improvement of the business climate and sustainable natural resource management. The programme is intended to support the Green Morocco Plan 2008-2020, mainly in terms of the acceleration and sustainability of achievements as well as the strategies of associated sectors (National Sustainable Development Strategy, National Water Strategy, Energy Strategy, National Employment Strategy and Industrial Acceleration Strategy). Hence, PADIDFA will help to: (i) support the PMV ecosystem and amplify its impact; (ii) promote the inclusion of vulnerable stakeholders (especially the youth and women); and (iii) build agricultural sector resilience.


PADIDFA will benefit the Moroccan population in general, and the youth and women in the rural areas in particular. It will specifically benefit: (i) local councils; (ii) inter-professional associations and professional organizations; (iii) agricultural VSMEs and organizations (crop sectors, waste management, etc.); (iii) the private sector (training, research, private agricultural councils, etc.); (iv) project proponents and young agricultural and rural entrepreneurs due to improvement of the business environment; and (v) women's associations and rural women (access to value chains, land tenure security, local services, etc.).

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
Ministère de l’Economie et des Finances


IATI identifier 46002-P-MA-AA0-003
Last Update 18 Feb 2020


Contact Details

Name MAROUKI Rafaa Ben Mohamed

Geographic Location

Country Morocco