Rural Enterprises and Agricultural Development Project (READP)


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Rural Enterprises and Agricultural Development Project

The project intends to contribute to rural economic development and poverty reduction by improving livelihoods, generating revenue and enhancing the living standards of target households through their engagement in profitable agribusiness and employment opportunities. It will support the country's efforts to modernize agriculture and improve food security and incomes of commercial and non-commercial farmers as well as of on- and off-farm enterprises.

Project activities will focus on the enhancement of economic opportunities and smallholder integration in value chains through three mutually-reinforcing sub-components:

  • development and implementation of pro-poor business plans based on the 4Ps approach;
  • development of farmers’ organisations through advisory services and financial support; and
  • development of the required infrastructure to support the pro-poor business plans

READP aims to promote the inclusion of very poor and poor non-commercial farmers, women and youth in selected value chains by developing ten clusters across the whole country. Direct beneficiaries include some 8,650 households; indirect beneficiaries, mainly from the project's infrastructure investments, are expected to be 5,000 households.

President's report:

Status: Ongoing
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Approval Date
13 April 2018
2018 - 2026
Credit and Financial Services
Total Project Cost
US$ 61.57 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 14.5 million
Co-financiers (Domestic)
Beneficiaries US$ 3.88 million
Beneficiaries additional financing US$ 2.1 million
National Government US$ 5.2 million
Local Government (additional) US$ 4.2 million
Local Government (additional) US$ 4.64 million
Private sector local US$ 7.59 million
Beneficiaries US$ 2.1 million
Private sector local US$ 4.75 million
Local Government US$ 2.89 million
Financing Gap
US$ 9.3 million
Financing terms
Project ID
Project Contact
Roberto Mr Longo

President's reports

Project design reports

Project design reports

READP Project Design Report Region: Near East, North Africa, Europe and Central Asia

Supervision and implementation support documents

Environmental and social impact assessment

Final environmental and social management framework

Interim (mid-term) review report

Resettlement action framework

PCR digest

Special study

Project list

Audit and Financial Statements

Audit and Financial Statements

Project completion report