AGRA PASS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FAPA GRANT


Overview

  • Reference: P-Z1-AA0-112
  • Approval date: 13/12/1901
  • Start date: 14/11/2014
  • Appraisal Date: 15/01/2014
  • Status: OngoingOnGo
  • Implementing Agency: Alliance for a Green Revolution in Afric
  • Location: 11 African countries

Description

The USD 1 million FAPA grant will finance technical assistance in the form of Business Development Services and a secondment program for at least 13 seed companies supported by the Program for Africa


Rationale

The project falls under the third pillar of the Bank


Benefits

The project will build the capacity of at least 54 seed companies in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Rwanda, Mozambique, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Niger, Liberia and Uganda. It will then enable them to produce high quality staple crop seeds for African rural farmers.

The project ultimate goal is to contribute to food security and to the reduction of poverty in rural areas.

The project objectives (outcomes) are twofold:

(i) development of a strong African private sector in the seed sector;

(ii) increase of the production of quality seeds for rural farmers.

Project outputs include:


Key contacts

KAYODE-ANGLADE Seliatou - PISD2


Costs

Finance source Amount
FAPAUSD 717,741
GovernmentUSD 1,792,917
DeltaUSD 4
TotalUSD 2,510,655