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The Gambia Agriculture and Food Security Project

$16 million to increase food and nutrition security, and household incomes, particularly for vulnerable households in the project area.
Photo: © Arne Hoel/World Bank


This project aims to structure food demand to assure institutional markets and improve smallholder productivity, thereby increasing food and nutrition security and household incomes, particularly for vulnerable household. The project will do this by increasing agriculture production and productivity, post-harvest management and commercialization, and resilience for identified food chains; linking smallholders to assured institutional markets for example home-grown school feeding; boosting private sector participation; and promoting social protection and food safety net programs.

Project Status

Under Preperation


  • The Gambia



Focus area

  • Fragility

Supervising entity

  • AfDB


Philip Boahen

Eklou Attiogbevi

Martin Fregene


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