Madagascar - Projet de pôle intégré de croissance agro-industrielle dans le sud

Project Summary

Approval Date 10 Nov 2017
Signature Date 23 Mar 2018
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2020
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 1,000,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

This support is an ADF-financed cash advance to the Government of the Republic of Madagascar to facilitate the preparation of the country's Integrated Agricultural Growth Cluster Project (PICAS). The goal pursued through the use of this Project Preparation Advance (PPF) is to ensure quality at the entry of the Integrated Growth Pole Project in the South, in order to achieve a coherent, integrated project. whose implementation will contribute to the creation of conditions for growth and poverty reduction in the South. This operation includes the following components: (i) strategic and technical studies for project preparation, (ii) institutional arrangements for project preparation and capacity building, and (iii) stakeholder consultation on the project.

Project Objectives

The objectives of this intervention are: i) to set up the institutional mechanism for the Integrated Agricultural Growth Cluster project in the South (PICAS); ii) conduct feasibility studies necessary for the formulation of the project including environmental and social impact studies; (iii) lead the project formulation process to be financed by the Bank in the first phase; (iv) mobilize private sector partners and donors for the implementation of the Integrated Growth Hub in the South; and v) set up the Project Management Unit.


The project will benefit in the first place the Government of Madagascar, farmers, rural entrepreneurs and the Malagasy population.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund


IATI identifier 46002-P-MG-A00-006
Last Update 18 Oct 2020


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Geographic Location

Country Madagascar