Togo - Aide d’urgence pour la lutte contre l’invasion de la Chenille Légionnaire d’Automne (Spodoptera frugiperda)


Project Summary

Approval Date 28 Jan 2019
Signature Date 22 Mar 2019
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2019
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jul 2019
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 720,331.35
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The emergency assistance project for the fall armyworm was designed to provide emergency assistance to affected farmers. It’s a direct and immediate response to the emergency following a natural disaster caused by the invasion of a pest on the main food crops in Togo. This intervention aims to combat the invasion of the fall armyworm and reduce losses of corn and rice production. It’s indeed a support to the Government's efforts to strengthen agricultural resilience through the implementation of three (3) components that will lead to better coordination, establishment of a mechanism improved community-based surveillance, development of CLA integrated management action plan, restoration of livelihoods of vulnerable households and support for national production of biological and botanical pesticides by companies / cooperatives local. The three components of the project are: (i) strengthening the technical and equipment capacities of the Plant Protection Directorate; (ii) sustainable management and integrated pest management (IPM) against CLA and strengthening the livelihoods of vulnerable small producers; and (iii) Coordination and Communication.

Project Objectives

The main objective of this operation is to help fight the fall armyworm invasion and reduce losses of corn, rice and market gardening production, in order to strengthen the food and nutritional security of the populations of Togo.

Beneficiaries

The main beneficiaries of the project are the affected producers and vulnerable households.

Participating Organization

Funding
Special Relief Funds

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-TG-A00-005
Last Update 06 Jun 2019

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Contact Details

Name FELLAH Hatem
Email h.fellah@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Togo