AGRA PASS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FAPA GRANT
- Reference: P-Z1-AA0-112
- Approval date: 19/05/2014
- 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
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
The project falls under the third pillar of the Bank
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:
JABBA Rafael Jose - PISD2