Multinational (Senegal, Guinea, Gambia and Guinea Bissau) - Natural Resource Development and Management Project (PMVGRN-OMVG)

Project Summary

Approval Date 14 Jun 2001
Signature Date 28 May 2002
Planned Completion Date 30 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 13,310,964.64
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Natural Resource Development Programme has been identified as a priority project of a master plan of the Kayanga-Geba and Kloliba-Kourubal river basins that was re-updated in 1999 by Gambia River Basin Development Organization (OMVG). It is also in line with the Bank’s intervention strategy in the member countries, especially for the “cooperation and regional integration” pillar. This project is the first in the sector and project area which brings together Senegal, Gambia, Guinea and Guinea Bissau. Bank activities in the sector include the Regional Project for Sustainable Management of Endemic Livestock (PROGEBE). This project has five components: (i) Improvement of production; (ii) Improvement of road infrastructure to open up production zones; (iii) Support actions, comprising: revival of women’s activities, training, health, supporting the establishment of a self-managed credit society system; (iv) Studies and technical assistance, comprising the recruitment of a technical adviser to the project manager for 30 months, monitoring/evaluation, mid-term review, cross-sectional surveys, plant analysis, control and supervision of the rehabilitation and creation of water points and construction of rural roads; (v) Project management.

Project Objectives

The sector goal of the project is to reduce poverty and sustainably improve the living conditions of the populations. The project objective is to increase agro-forestry and pastoral production, streamline natural resource exploitation, and improve social infrastructure in the project area.


The project's beneficiaries are the member countries of the Organization for the Development of the Gambia River (OMVG, notably Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea and Guinea Bissau.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund


IATI identifier 46002-P-Z1-AAZ-001
Last Update 28 Jan 2022


Contact Details

Name KITANE Souleye

Geographic Location

Country Multinational