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GPN - Gambia - Rice Value Chain Transformation Project (RVCP)
The Republic of The Gambia has received a total grant of UA 5.54 million in the equivalent of USD 7.7 million comprising: ADF grant of UA 4.23 million and TSF-Pillar 1 grant of UA 0.77 million; from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to finance the Rice Value Chain Transformation Project (RVCP). The objective of the Project is to enhance The Gambia’s economic growth through improved production, processing and marketing of the rice subsector as well as reducing high importation of rice into the country. The project will commercialize the rice subsector by enhancing private sector and other stakeholder’s participation in the value chain, especially youths and women. The Project will be implemented within a period of five (05) years, 2019 -2023.