Multinational - Agricultural Marketing Promotion and Regional Integration Project (AMPRIP)


Project Summary

Approval Date 24 Mar 2004
Signature Date 01 Jul 2004
Planned Completion Date 28 Feb 2011
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2011
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 3,686,497.23
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Agricultural Marketing Promotion and Regional Integration Project (AMPRIP) has been conceived out of the COMESA Common Agricultural Policy, which is the regional framework for agricultural development. The project will build capacity for member states to undertake safe and increased trade in agricultural and food items within and outside the region, with positive implications for regional integration, agricultural income generation and rural livelihoods. It will be implemented over a three–year period beginning June 2004 with total cost estimated at UA 6.164 million. Its implementation will also assist COMESA member states address some of their national and regional food security problems. The project’s key expected outputs include improved agriculture marketing information collection and dissemination, established and strengthened agricultural commodity exchanges, and enhanced sanitary and Phytosanitary measures (establish quarantine facilities and laboratories, set standards, and improve surveillance and regulation), and enhanced project management including M&E system.

Project Objectives

The sector goal is to promote economic growth and foster regional economic integration in COMESA member states. The project objective is to enhance safe intra– and extra– COMESA agricultural marketing.

Beneficiaries

The direct and immediate beneficiary of the project is the COMESA Secretariat, which will be strengthened in terms of capacity to implement its mandate of promoting regional economic integration and trade facilitation among member states. The secondary beneficiaries are COMESA member states whose national institutions will be strengthened in the techniques of collection, management and dissemination of marketing information, multilateral trade negotiations within the framework of the WTO, and use of SPS and food standards, etc. The ultimate beneficiaries are agricultural entrepreneurs, including women, (farmers, processors, manufacturers, exporters, importers) whose intra– and extra– COMESA trade would be facilitated and rendered safer.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Extending
Government
Implementing
Common Market for Eastern and Southern AFRICA

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-Z1-AAZ-002
Last Update 02 Dec 2022

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Contact Details

Name MPYISI Edson Rurangwa
Email e.mpyisi@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Multinational
Coordinates Location Name
27 30 Egypt
28.0 17.0 Libya
-2 30 Rwanda
16 30 Sudan
-3.5 30 Burundi
-2.5 23.5 DR Congo
15 39 Eritrea
1 38 Kenya
-12.23333 44.44553 Comoros
-20.3 57.58333 Mauritius