Zambia - MIC TAF grant youth in agribusiness and agriculture commodity corridors


Project Summary

Approval Date 26 Apr 2016
Signature Date 10 Aug 2016
Planned Completion Date 30 Dec 2019
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Sep 2019
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 790,000
Status Completion

Project General Description

The feasibility Study for the Zambia Youth in Agri-business (Enable Youth) and Agricultural Commodity Corridor Programme (the “Project") is initiated by the Government of the Republic of Zambia with the support of the African Development Bank. This Project includes two components. The component 1 is relative to the feasibility Study. The objective of this component is to carry out the feasibility study, including an environmental and social impact assessment and prepare a bankable Programme with detailed designs, construction drawings and tender documents. The component 2 concerne the study Coordination. This component aims to support implementation of proposed activities including operational issues. The main expected outputs of the projetc include: (a) Inception Report, Pre-feasibility Report and Feasibility Study Report which will cover all aspects of the Terms of Reference and will be the basis for preparation of a bankable Programme, with a current estimated investment cost of more than USD 100 million; (b) Strategic Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (SESIA) Report which will provide an assessment of the environmental and social risks associated with the proposed Programme. The total project cost is estimated at UA 833,000, net of taxes and duties.

Project Objectives

The development goal of the proposed “Youth in Agri-business (Enable Youth) and Agricultural Commodity Corridor Programme” is to contribute to poverty reduction, economic growth and export diversification through increased youth participation in agribusiness, and development of functional agricultural commodity corridors.

Participating Organization

Funding
Middle Income Countries Fund
Extending
Government Of Zambia
Implementing
Ministry of Agriculture

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-ZM-AA0-026
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name BANGWE Lewis Mupeta
Email l.bangwe@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Zambia