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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

Solution

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.

Country

  • The Gambia

Project Status

Active

Funding

Public

Supervising entity

  • AfDB

Call Year

2019

Contact

Philip Boahen
p.boahen@afdb.org

Eklou Attiogbevi
e.attiogbevi-somado@afdb.org

Martin Fregene
m.fregene@afdb.org

Documents

Official Project Documents:

Submission Documents: