|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|
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.
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.
African Development Fund
|Last Update||28 Jan 2022|