Agricultural Value Chains Support Project – Extension

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Agricultural Value Chains Support Project-Extension

The overall objective of this project is to contribute to a sustainable improvement in the livelihoods of family farms in the country's central and northern groundnut basin and the western silvo-pastoral zone, through their incorporation into diversified, profitable value chains.

Specifically, the project aims to sustainably improve the food security and income of small-scale producers – including both farmers and herders – and create remunerative, sustainable jobs in rural communities. It focuses on expanding the access of smallholders and their organizations to effective services and production infrastructure, appropriate technologies and markets.

The project zone represents 27 per cent of the country's land area and encompasses 35 per cent of its population, with a large proportion of young people and women. The target group encompasses members of farmers' and herders' organizations and other economic actors, including micro- and small rural enterprises, market operators, and public and private structures providing products and services needed for development of the targeted value chains.

As part of the IFAD country programme, the project builds on the achievements of the ongoing agricultural Value Chains Support Project and previous IFAD-supported projects, including the Rural Microenterprise Support Project, the Agricultural Development Project in Matam, the Village Management and Development Project and the Village Organization and Management Project.

Status: Closed
Approval Date
11 December 2013
2013 - 2020
Agricultural Development
Total Project Cost
US$ 47.48 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 28.2 million
Co-financiers (International)
Global Environmental Facility US$ 3.61 million
Co-financiers (Domestic)
National Government US$ 12.68 million
Beneficiaries US$ 2.99 million
Financing terms
Highly Concessional
Project ID
Project Contact
Luyaku Loko Nsimpasi

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