Smallholder Commercialization Programme - under the Global Agricultural Food Security Programme (SCP-GAFSP)


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Smallholder Commercialization Programme

The Smallholder Commercialization Programme - Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme is nationwide and focuses on four target groups:
  • smallholder farmers
  • women
  • young people
  • microentrepreneurs/small business operators

The objective of the programme is to empower the rural poor to increase their food security and incomes on a sustainable basis. Specifically, it aims to:

  • reduce the gap between national rice production and demand (70,000 metric tons)
  • increase farm incomes by 10 per cent for direct beneficiaries

It will also focus on:

  • Smallholder agricultural commercialization
  • small-scale irrigation development
  • access to rural finance
  • coordination and management

The programme is in line the Country Strategic Opportunities Programme (COSOP) for Sierra Leone.

Source: IFAD

Status: Closed
Sierra Leone
Approval Date
11 May 2011
2011 - 2019
Agricultural Development
Total Project Cost
US$ 56.4 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 0 million
Co-financiers (International)
Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme US$ 50 million
Co-financiers (Domestic)
National Government US$ 4.5 million
Beneficiaries US$ 1.9 million
Financing terms
DSF Grant/Highly Concessional
Project ID
Project Contact
Ann Turinayo

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