|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|
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.
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.
The project directly benefited smallholder market gardeners. About 800 farmers or about 6,000 people will benefit directly from the project.
African Development Bank
Nigerian Trust Fund
Government Of Seychelles
Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources
|Last Update||15 Jun 2021|