Employment Generation Project

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Employment Generation Project

Employment Generation Project

The objectives of this project are to improve smallholder farmers' income and standards of living through increased agricultural productivity and the promotion of income-generating activities. In order to achieve these objectives, the projects aims to:

  • Restructure the agricultural system, expanding the smallholder sub-sector
  • Introduce appropriate incentive policies and technology suitable for smallholders
  • Build institutional capacity through training and technical assistance
  • Provide support services, including credit, input supply and marketing
  • Ensure effective participation by project beneficiaries.

Project components include small farm development, input storage and distribution improvement, extension support and research, and development of fisheries and coconut-growing. The project area comprises Mahé, Praslin and La Digue islands.

Source: IFAD

Status: Closed
Approval Date
19 April 1990
1990 - 1996
Agricultural Development
Total Project Cost
US$ 2.34 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 1.07 million
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