Uganda - Rural Income Employment Enhancement Project (RIEEP)

Project Summary

Approval Date 17 Nov 2009
Signature Date 21 Apr 2010
Planned Completion Date 31 Jul 2015
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Jul 2015
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 11330
Commitment U.A 9,724,653.73
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Rural Income and Employment Opportunities Project (RIEEP) is a contribution to reducing rural poverty in Uganda. It aims to provide more affordable credit services to 1.4 million poor farmers (50% of whom are women) and assist them in starting a business. The total cost of RIEEP is estimated at UA 12.01 million. The project has two components: credit services and institutional and business start-up services.

Project Objectives

The objective of the project is to facilitate access to and use of credit institutions and business creation at affordable prices for 1.4 million poor farmers in Uganda.


The beneficiaries of the project are the rural populations of all districts of the country. It specifically targets 1.4 million farmers, 50% of whom are women without access to credit institutions.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Uganda
Ministère des Finances, du Plan et du Développement économique (MoFPED)


IATI identifier 46002-P-UG-IE0-003
Last Update 03 Dec 2021


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Geographic Location

Country Uganda