|Approval Date||18 Nov 2016|
|Signature Date||17 Feb 2017|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 2022|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Agriculture and Rural Development|
|DAC Sector Code||31320|
The Aquaculture Enterprise Development Project is aimed at stimulating a viable aquaculture sub-sector in Zambia in order to promote economic diversification, food security and sustainable employment generation, all of which are central priorities of the Government of Zambia. It will nurture a domestic aquaculture subsector which serves as viable and inclusive business opportunity, through enhanced production and productivity to improve the livelihoods of men and women beneficiaries, along the aquaculture value chain. The project, which will be executed in the identified Aquaculture High Potential Zones across the country, these being Siavonga, Chipepo, Bangwelu, Kasempa, Rufunsa and Mungwi.
The project objectives would be achieved through: a) support and promotion of reliable access to quality input and output markets; b) competitively-priced risk sharing access to finance and c) creation of an enabling infrastructure environment, which in turn is expected to facilitate the entry of new actors and expansion of business opportunities by the existing players in the industry.
5 functional Out-grower Clusters; 200 Young Aqua-preneurs completed incubation sessions; 98 million fingerlings produced; 1 Fish standards testing laboratory established , 200 km feeder roads constructed in the 5 aqua-parks.
African Development Bank
Ministère de la Pêche et de l'Élevage
|Last Update||19 Jan 2021|
|Name||EZEDINMA Chukwuma Ikechukwu|