|Approval Date||26 Apr 2016|
|Signature Date||10 Aug 2016|
|Planned Completion Date||31 May 2020|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||31 May 2020|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Agriculture and Rural Development|
|DAC Sector Code||31110|
The proposed project concerns the Feasibility Study for the Zambia Youth in Agri-business (Enable Youth) and Agricultural Commodity Corridor Programme. It’s initiated by the Government of the Republic of Zambia with the support of the African Development Bank. This Project includes two components. The first 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 second component concerns the study Coordination. This component aims to support implementation of proposed activities including operational issues. The main expected outputs of the project 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.
The development goal of the 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. The Feasibility Study objective is to design and prepare a good quality and bankable "Youth in Agri-business and Agriculture Commodity Corridor Programme".
The project beneficiaries are the Government of the Republic of Zambia though its Ministry of Agriculture and, the Zambia Youth as well as Agricultural sector.
Middle Income Countries Fund
Government Of Zambia
Ministry of Agriculture
|Last Update||29 Jul 2021|
|Name||BANGWE Lewis Mupeta|