Through public sector investments, we have helped support and empower more than 10.4 million farmers and their families. Combined, over their lifespans, these projects will impact more than 12 million rural people, of whom 5.1 million are expected to be women and girls.
The Public Sector Window supports 47 projects in 31 countries, and the Private Sector Window supports 61 investment projects for agribusinesses across 27 countries, as well as 67 advisory projects across 27 countries.
Our $1.5 billion portfolio is comprised of $1.2 billion in grant financing from the Public Sector Window, $311 million from the Private Sector Window, and $13.2 million from the pilot Missing Middle Initiative (MMI) pilot.
Focusing on IDA Countries
Through the Public and Private Sector Windows, we support more than 150 projects in nearly 40 countries across Africa, East Asia and the Pacific, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and South Asia. The Public Sector Window has provided $1.2 billion in grant funding to 49 projects in 31 countries. The Private Sector Window has deployed $311 million to support 61 investment projects for agribusinesses across 27 countries, as well as $21 million to support 67 advisory projects across 27 countries. Almost two-thirds of the portfolio (both Windows) funds projects in Africa.Learn more
Supporting Strong Projects
We channel funds to stakeholders in different ways, adapted to their needs: to countries through their governments, to private sector enterprises and agribusiness through innovative financing packages, and to farmer organizations through creative pilot projects. To date, we have a portfolio of approximately $1.5 billion in financing, with $1.2 billion in grant financing from the Public Sector Window, $267 million from the Private Sector Window, and $13.2 million to the Missing Middle pilot Initiative.Learn More
Increasing Impact, Generating Scale, Reducing Costs
The Public Sector Window provides $1.2 billion in grant funding to 49 projects in 31 countries (40 investments projects and 9 Technical Assistance projects), averaging approximately $30 million per investment project. Currently, there are 29 active, 10 under preparation, and 10 closed projects. The Private Sector Window provides innovative products and financial solutions to support private sector companies that promote inclusive business models. Thus far, the Private Sector Window has approved 61 investment projects in 27 countries for a total funding of $311 million. Of these projects, 42 are currently active, representing an investment amount of $186 million. More than half of the allocated funds have already been disbursed. Complementary advisory service engagements are deployed through 67 advisory projects in 27 countries, totaling $21 million of GAFSP funding.
Our Focus Areas
90% of public sector projects address elements of gender main-streaming.
Close to 50% of GAFSP financing contributes to climate change co-benefits.
About 20% of GAFSP financing includes nutrition-related activities.