Name: SAVANNAH ZONE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
Approval date: 15-Dec-2017
Task Manager: BOAHEN Philip, AHAI2
Total cost: 40376010 Currency: UAC
Source(s) of financing ADF: 27864750 Government: 12511260
Implementing Agency: MINISTRY OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
Location: Northern Regions
The benefits of the project include improved food and nutrition security, job creation and wealth creation for commodity value chain actors. Through improved agricultural production, productivity and market linkages, about 20,000 jobs will be created, of which women and youths account for about 60%, along the value chains. It is envisaged that there will be income increase by 25% along the value chains and employment of women and youth in the agriculture sector.The crowding in of private sector investment in terms of investment volume as a result of the demonstration of improved technologies and production systems will be a key indicator of success.