Sudan - ENABLE Youth Program


Project Summary

Approval Date 28 Nov 2016
Signature Date 21 Dec 2016
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2022
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2022
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 20,950,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

ENABLE Youth Sudan is one of AfDB's Enable Youth Initiatives under the Bank's strategic focus to transform Africa’s agriculture. The program’s objective is to create business opportunities and decent employment for young women and men along priority agricultural value chains in Sudan. The program is expected to train and empower 2,000 Agricultural Entrepreneurs (Agripreneurs) in Youth Agribusiness Incubation Centres (YABICS) within five states of the country. Each of these agripreneurs is expected employ five other support workers, thus generating 12,000 jobs (including 6,000 for young women) in total over the 5 years of the program. The program cost is estimated at UA 23.25 million, of which UA 20.95 million or 90.1% is financed by AfDB. It is expected to start in 2017 and last five years. Its components are as follows: (i) create a more conducive business environment for youth agripreneurs; (ii) foster entrepreneurship and employment through agribusiness incubation; and (iii) program management and coordination.

Project Objectives

The program’s objective is to create business opportunities and decent employment for young women and men along priority agricultural value chains in Sudan.

Beneficiaries

The program will directly benefit targeted youth, under 35 years-old. All selected youth will be graduates holding at least a postgraduate degree. The distribution of beneficiaries across urban and rural areas will be based on the proportion of total youth population in each area and graduate levels. The program is expected to train and empower 2,000 agripreneurs in the five target states; and each of these agripreneurs is expected to employ five other support workers, thus generating 12,000 jobs (including 6,000 for women) over the first five years.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Funding
Fragile States Facility
Extending
Government Of Sudan
Implementing
Ministère de l’agriculture et des Forêts

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-SD-AAZ-006
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name EGEH Mohamud Hussein
Email m.egeh@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Sudan