Uganda - Agricultural Value Chain Development Programme (AVCP) – Project 1


Project Summary

Approval Date 11 Dec 2017
Signature Date 25 Oct 2018
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2023
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2023
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 57,000,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Agricultural Value Chain Development Programme (AVCP) – Project 1 is designed within the context of the National Development Plan II (NDP II) 2015/16-2019/20, which has been designated by Government of Uganda (GoU) as the second of a series of six 5-year NDPs to translate the country’s Vision 2040 into action. AVCP is a public sector investment project that builds on successful Bank’s investments in Uganda. The project seeks to increase farmer incomes through improvements in Production and Productivity Enhancement, Infrastructure Development and Market Development and Trade Facilitation. It will be implemented over a five-year period along commodity value chain framework, with considerable attention to regulatory reforms. In agreement with Government, the project will focus on three commodity value chains, namely: Rice, Maize and Dairy/Beef value chains; and will comprise of three (3) operational and one (1) management components namely: i) Production and Productivity Enhancement, ii) Infrastructure Development, iii) Market Development and Trade Facilitation; and (iv) Project Management and Coordination.

Project Objectives

The overall goal of the Project is to contribute to poverty reduction and economic growth in Uganda through enhanced productivity and commercialization of agriculture. The project objective is to improve household incomes, food security, and climate resilience through commercial agricultural practices, sustainable natural resources management and agricultural enterprise development.

Beneficiaries

The project will benefit further 300,000 households of which 20% are female headed outside of irrigation command areas, by introducing or improving soil conservation measures in the catchments feeding the irrigation schemes.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Extending
Government Of Uganda
Implementing
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL, INDUSTRY AND FISHERIES

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-UG-AAZ-003
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name NUWAGIRA Asaph
Email a.nuwagira@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Uganda