Uganda - National Livestock Productivity Improvement Project (NLPIP)

Project Summary

Approval Date 04 Dec 2002
Signature Date 02 Jun 2003
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2010
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2010
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 25,969,884.51
Status Completion

Project General Description

The National Livestock Productivity Improvement Project (NLPIP) is one of the Government of Uganda’s interventions under the Livestock Industry designed to contribute to the overall government policy of poverty reduction to attain the UN Millennium Development Goals for the country. The intervention is specifically necessary to restock these districts and in general increase agricultural productivity of poor households; provide productive assets to poor farmers; and improve nutritional and food security of poor rural households. In addition it is necessary to improve the enabling environment for livestock development and empower poor rural households, particularly women and the disadvantaged, for them to manage their resources better. The expected impacts is improved food and nutrition security; increased disposable incomes, creation of income generating activities; creation of employment to local people, improved living standards of rural people, and poverty reduction.

Project Objectives

The Project objective was to increase household incomes of participating livestock farmers in the cattle corridor through increased livestock productivity and marketing.


The Project’s primary beneficiaries were poor rural households, that is, small and medium scale farmers including women and other vulnerable groups involved in livestock production, livestock traders and consumers in the cattle corridor.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Uganda
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal, Industry and Fisheries


IATI identifier 46002-P-UG-AA0-019
Last Update 22 Nov 2020


Contact Details

Name MPYISI Edson Rurangwa

Geographic Location

Country Uganda