Agricultural Sector Rehabilitation Project (ASRP/AfDB)

    This is a US$24.37 million parallel funded project funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) with contributions from GOL and the beneficiaries.

    Location: Eight (4) Counties: Grand Gedeh, Grand Kru, Maryland & River Gee;
    Type Of Project: Grant
    Type Of Support: Agricultural Infrastructure Rehabilitation, Capacity Building (Training), Production & Post Harvest Technologies, for Lowland Rice Cultivation
    Source Of Funding: AFDB, GoL
    Executing Agency: Ministry of Agriculture
    Implementing Agency/Unit: Programme Management Unit (PMU)
    Budget: USD 18.3 millions
    Project Duration: Five (5) yrs: April 2010 – March 2015

     

    Goal:

    Poverty Reduction and Food Security

    Objectives:

    1. Enhance household incomes.
    2. Increase food production

    Targeted Beneficiaries:

    3.800 farmers in eight counties

    Project Components:

    1. Agricultural Infrastructure Rehabilitation,
    2. Production & Productivity Improvement,
    3. Project Management

    Expected Results:

    1,600 Ha of exiting rice swamps rehabilitated; 100 km of feeder roads rehabilitated, community infrastructure (agro-processing facilities, warehouses & MoA county offices) rehabilitated, Twenty (20) Subject Matter Specialist Trained, Eighty (80) Extension staff Trained.

    Inputs:

    Services, Works, Seeds, Technical Assistance

    Project Status: Ongoing

    Project Sustainability plan:

    The project intends to involve the private sector and farmers base organization into management and operations of irrigated low and land post harvest infrastructural  and linking  activities to farmers net work in project counties after the completion of the project.

     Project Focal Person:  TEAKON WILLIAMS

     

    e-mail: teakon@yahoo.com phone No.: 886567334