Agricultural Sector Rehabilitation Project (ASRP/IFAD)

    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: Four (4) Counties: Bomi, Montserado, Grand Bassa & Grand Cape Mount.
    Type Of Project: Grant
    Type Of Support: Agricultural Infrastructure Rehabilitation, Capacity Building (Training), Production & Post Harvest Technologies, for Lowland Rice Cultivation
    Source Of Funding: IFAD, GoL, Beneficiaries
    Executing Agency: Ministry of Agriculture
    Implementing Agency/Unit: Programme Management Unit (PMU)
    Budget: USD 5 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:

    9,600 farmers in  four counties (50% women)

    Project Components:

    Expected Results:

    Inputs:

    Improve rice varieties, small ruminants, cassava cuttings.

    Project Status: Ongoing

    Project Sustainability plan:

    Farming community will be  managers of improve  post harvest facilities and making livestock restocking adds a business beyond household level using the CDA.

     Project Focal Person:  PRINCETTA CLINTON VARMAH

     

    e-mail: princettav@gmail.com;pv@moa.gov.lr