|Approval Date||11 Jun 2015|
|Signature Date||21 Jan 2016|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 2020|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Agriculture and Rural Development|
|DAC Sector Code||32161|
The Zimbabwe’s Support to Beef and Leather Value Chain Technical Assistance Project is critical to attaining the goals of the ZimAsset and the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2016 - 2018). It will in particular address the country’s efforts in enhancing the agriculture productivity, growth and rural food security and promoting private sector development hence contributing to macroeconomic stability and poverty reduction. The project includes the seven following components: (i) Stakeholder Platform; component; (ii) Business Environment streamlining and reform; (iii) Capacity Building of Key Stakeholders; (iv) Market Access; (v) Access to Finance; (vi) Design of a Livestock Information and Traceability System; and (vii) Project Proposal Preparation for Critical Infrastructure Development.
The overall goal of this technical assistance project is to catalyze economic growth in Zimbabwe and contribute to addressing the country’s fragility and building of its resilience through supporting the growth of the beef and leather sub-sector value chain, with emphasis on value addition, resulting in the creation of employment, income growth, poverty reduction and achieving inclusive growth. The specific objectives of the project is to increase the overall competitiveness of the beef and leather value chain in pilot areas primarily through building stakeholder’s production capacities and enabling them to access local and export markets.
The project’s beneficiaries includes the Government of Zimbabwe, farmers, agricultural and manufacturing sectors.
Fund for African Private Sector Assistance
Fragile States Facility
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Commerce
|Last Update||24 Sep 2020|