Recipient Countries


Approved in March 2017: (Totaling $160 million)

  • Burkina Faso (additional $24 million): to improve the food and nutrition security status of vulnerable groups through dissemination of high performing agricultural technology and value chains that promote decent job creation.
  • Ethiopia (additional $30 million): to the Agricultural Growth Project (AGP) to increase agricultural productivity and commercialization of smallholder farmers.
  • Haiti (addtional $10 million): to increase agricultural productivity and food security for small farmers in selected areas of the North, Artibonite, South, and Grande Anse departments.
  • Myanmar ($27 million): to create an enabling environment that reduces the incidence of poverty, malnutrition and food insecurity among the rural poor.
  • Nepal (additional $22.7 million): to enhance the food and nutrition security of poor and vulnerable households by improving agriculture productivity and increasing resilience of farming households. 
  • Rwanda (additional $26.3 million): to help consolidate and expand the results obtained in the Land Husbandry, Water Harvesting and Hillside Irrigation (LWH) program with a focus on enhancing the sustainability and self-reliance of farmer organizations, cooperatives, and rural institutions.
  • Tanzania ($20 million): to support efforts to improve food safety and security by minimizing the occurrence of aflatoxin in the maize and groundnuts food chain.


Approved in November 2014: (Totaling $107 million)

  • Benin ($24 million): to stimulate food crop production in three areas with high agricultural potential and high levels of poverty.

  • Bhutan ($8 million): to focus on the seven poorest districts of Eastern Bhutan to promote agricultural productivity, improve water management, improve post-harvest and marketing infrastructure, and improve access to finance.
  • Kenya ($24 million): to increase agricultural productivity and commercialization in four arid and semi-arid counties that suffer from chronic food deficits.
  • Lao PDR ($30 million): to improve food and nutrition security among vulnerable households in the northern and southeastern highlands, two of the poorest regions in the country.
  • Timor Leste ($21 million): to support sustainable commercialization of smallholder agriculture in 12 districts potentially reaching about 20 percent of the country’s population living in rural areas where poverty is entrenched.


Approved in September 2013: (Totaling $254.5 million)

  • Burkina Faso ($37.1 million): to increase agricultural production in the cereal, horticulture, livestock, and fish value chains in three food deficit regions.
  • Honduras ($30 million): To improve food security, under-nutrition and rural poverty in the most vulnerable area in Central America.
  • Kyrgyz Republic (additional $21.5 million): to support the current GAFSP project rehabilitating irrigation and drainage systems, building the capacity of water user associations, and promoting a nutritional component.  
  • Mali ($37.2 million): To support water control, improve farm productivity, and build capacity for local authorities and farmer organizations.
  • Nicaragua ($33.9 million): To support small producers, ethnic minorities, and value chains with growth potential in the impoverished Caribbean coast region of Nicaragua.
  • Uganda ($27.6 million): To support the government to link agriculture, nutrition, health and education through school-based demonstration gardens, nutrition education, and small gardens.
  • Yemen ($36 million): To strengthen community land and water management as well as enhance access to animal health services, higher value crops, and microenterprise.
  • Zambia ($31.1 million): To  improve food production, develop value chains, and build capacity in districts with the highest levels of poverty and food insecurity.


Approved in May 2012: (Totaling $177 million)

  • Burundi ($30 million):  To improve water management and irrigation in the drought-prone regions of Imbo and Mosso, with investments in infrastructure and agricultural intensification through improved technologies, productive assets, and the establishment of farmer field schools.
  • The Gambia ($28 million): To target three highly food-insecure regions via an integrated area development program that includes land and water management, horticultural gardens, aquaculture farming, and small ruminant and poultry farming.
  • Kyrgyz Republic ($16.5 million): To support a project that focuses on the rehabilitation of irrigation and drainage systems, building the capacity of water user associations, and providing agricultural extension services.
  • Malawi ($39.6 million): To promote irrigated rice and horticulture production as well as crop diversification and value chain development for selected commodities.
  • Senegal ($40 million): To promote livestock and crop production in three high-potential, drought-prone zones, including investments focused on: provision of water management systems, rural roads, and vaccination centers.
  • Tanzania ($22.9 million): To support the rehabilitation of 18,500 hectares of irrigation schemes, as well as subsidy on rice input packages in the project zones under an input voucher scheme.


Approved in June 2011: (Totaling $160 million)

  • Cambodia ($39.1 million): To increase productivity and diversity of agriculture in selected highly food-insecure and economically depressed areas.
  • Liberia ($46.5 million): To enhance the income of smallholder farmers, particularly women and youth, through sustainable irrigable land expansion, land husbandry improvement, and improvement of market access. It will also build capacity for adaptive agricultural research and improve agricultural advisory services.  Interactive Map. 
  • Nepal ($46.5 million): To enhance household food security in the poorest and most food-insecure regions by increasing crop production, food availability, and awareness about health and nutrition in the mid-western and far-western development regions.  Interactive Map. 
  • Tajikistan ($27.9 million): To increase crop production by developing sustainable irrigation and drainage infrastructure and improving water resource management policies.  Interactive Map. 


Approved in November 2010: (Totaling $97 million)

  • Ethiopia ($51.5 million): To develop the untapped potential of well-endowed areas, including strengthening key advisory services, encouraging farmer organizations, and improving small scale infrastructure. Interactive Map
  • Mongolia ($12.5 million): To support the Integrated Livestock-based Livelihoods Support Program, which increases access to markets for livestock commodities, improves market information systems, and improves access to veterinary services, improved animal breeding, and technical assistance.  Interactive Map. 
  • Niger ($33 million): To support water harnessing infrastructure and small scale irrigation in the particularly vulnerable regions of Maradi, Zinder, and Tahoua, as well as to protect against erosion in watersheds upstream of any developed structures. Interactive Map. 


Approved in June 2010: (Totaling $224 million)