National Smallholders Support Programme

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National Smallholders Support Programme

National Smallholders Support Programme

The programme was designed to assist smallholders who benefited from land distribution after the privatization of agriculture, as well as to provide support to already established smallholders. The objective was to improve their incomes and standards of living.

IFAD fund supported a wide range of programme activities, which included:

  • support for strengthening smallholders’ associations
  • research activities and farmers’ training
  • distribution of inputs such as seeds and fertilizers, and diversification and commercialization of agricultural products
  • savings and credit services
  • rehabilitation and construction of infrastructure
  • project coordination and management

Source: IFAD

Status: Closed
Sao Tome and Principe
Approval Date
02 December 1993
1993 - 2002
Agricultural Development
Total Project Cost
US$ 12.28 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 2.06 million
Co-financiers (International)
Agence française de développement US$ 9.08 million
Financing terms
Highly Concessional
Project ID

President's reports

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Environmental and social impact assessment

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Interim (mid-term) review report

Resettlement action framework

PCR digest

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Audit and Financial Statements

Project completion report