District Livelihoods Support Programme

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District Livelihoods Support Programme

District Livelihoods Support Programme

The programme builds on the achievements of the District Development Support Programme, completed in 2006, and scales up the decentralized development approach in 13 districts that encompass a population of almost 2 million poor people. The target group includes landless people, small-scale farmers and fishers, and, in particular, women and youth.

The programme was designed to fit within the framework of several key government policies, and specifically supports the objectives of the Local Government Sector Investment Plan. To accelerate decentralization, the programme works to support local economic development and strengthen the capacity of district governments to foster community development. Activities focus on community mobilization, agriculture and land management, and the development of access roads and water infrastructure. IFAD’s overall loan includes a supplementary loan of US 18 million. The programme is directly supervised by IFAD.

Source: IFAD

Status: Closed
Approval Date
14 December 2006
2006 - 2014
Rural Development
Total Project Cost
US$ 50.88 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 47.83 million
Co-financiers (Domestic)
National Government US$ 2.42 million
Financing terms
Highly Concessional
Project ID
Project Contact
Alessandro Marini

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