Rural Business for Small Producers Project (Projeto Dom Távora)


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Rural Business for Small Producers Project


The overall goal of this project is to contribute to generating sustainable rural income and employment in poor municipalities of the State of Sergipe, north-eastern Brazil. It also aims to build the capacity of public and private agencies that provide technical and managerial services to poor rural people, for purposes of businesses development and entrepreneurship. Specifically, the project aims to:

  • Develop agricultural and non-agricultural rural businesses of poor producers' groups
  • Build capacity for rural business promotion through training and partnerships with local institutions and universities.

The target group encompasses 12,000 poor rural families. The beneficiaries are poor rural producers, with or without land, who work in agricultural and non-agricultural activities and have the potential and willingness to engage in rural businesses.

The project pays special attention to women, young people and agrarian settlers. It also targets professionals working in public and private institutions, and producers' organizations, who are involved in technical assistance and business promotion in rural areas.

Source: IFAD

Status: Closed
Approval Date
21 September 2012
2012 - 2021
Credit and Financial Services
Total Project Cost
US$ 37.82 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 16 million
Co-financiers (Domestic)
National Government US$ 12.62 million
Beneficiaries US$ 9.2 million
Financing terms
Project ID
Project Contact
Claus Mr Reiner

Project design reports

Project design reports

Relatório de Desenho Final do Projeto Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Project Design Report Region: Latin America and the Caribbean

Environmental and social impact assessment

Final environmental and social management framework

Interim (mid-term) review report

Interim (mid-term) review report

Resettlement action framework

PCR digest

Special study

Project list

Project completion report