Seychelles - Integrated Agriculture development Project


Project Summary

Approval Date 25 Aug 1994
Signature Date 02 Nov 1994
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2000
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2000
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 3,676,405.26
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Integrated Agriculture Development Project (IADP) has a very high profile in the Government of Seychelles strategy to diversify the country’s economic base, reduce the country’s high dependence on imported food and minimize dangers arising from vulnerability to external forces. The project consisted of the establishment of irrigation infrastructure, drainage facilities for small scale production of vegetable crops, crop production support through provision of inputs, farmer’s training and protection of crops using IPM. It also consisted of providing support to the mechanization unit, construction of feeder roads, animal and plant quarantines. The project will be implemented over a period of 4 years starting in 1995.

Project Objectives

The objective of the project is to increase vegetable production, which at the sectoral level will contribute to (i) increasing agriculture's share of GDP, (ii) enhancing food security and (iii) increasing foreign exchange savings.

Beneficiaries

The project directly benefited smallholder market gardeners. About 800 farmers or about 6,000 people will benefit directly from the project.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Bank
Funding
Nigerian Trust Fund
Extending
Government Of Seychelles
Implementing
Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-SC-AA0-002
Last Update 15 Jun 2021

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Contact Details

Name JOHM Ken
Email k.johm@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Seychelles