Rural Economic Development Project in the Central and Eastern Provinces
The project will be implemented in 20 provinces in the country's central and eastern regions. Direct beneficiaries include 24,000 poor households of small-scale producers (19,000), as well as women, young people and landless campesinos (5,000).
The project goal is to reduce levels of poverty and extreme poverty in rural areas of the Dominican Republic by increasing the incomes and assets of poor men, women and young people.
Specifically, it aims to:
- promote and build the capacities of beneficiaries and their organizations
- contribute to access by small-scale producer organizations to dynamic markets and value chains
- improve the capitalization of small-scale farm producers, producer organizations and microentrepreneurs, by facilitating sustainable access to financial markets
The project is in line with the country strategic opportunities programme (COSOP).
22 April 2010
2010 - 2018
Credit and Financial Services
Total Project Cost
US$ 48.46 million
US$ 14 million
Spanish Fund US$ 16 million
Domestic Financing Institutions US$ 9.46 million
National Government US$ 5.31 million
Beneficiaries US$ 3.69 million