Zimbabwe - Support to the beef and leather value chain technical assistance project


Project Summary

Approval Date 11 Jun 2015
Signature Date 21 Jan 2016
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2020
Last Disbursement Planned Date 29 Jun 2020
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 32161
Commitment U.A 1,438,481.55
Status Implementation

Project General Description

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.

Project Objectives

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.

Beneficiaries

The project’s beneficiaries includes the Government of Zimbabwe, farmers, agricultural and manufacturing sectors.

Participating Organization

Funding
Fund for African Private Sector Assistance
Funding
Fragile States Facility
Implementing
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Commerce

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-ZW-AAG-001
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name KGOSIDINTSI Nana Beth Gokwadilwe
Email n.kgosidintsi@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Zimbabwe