Pearl Dairy Development Program (IFC-602724)

  • Uganda
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Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jan 12, 2018
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Pearl Diary Ltd
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.85 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.85 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Feb 14, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Apr 19, 2018

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Project Description

The Pearl Dairy Development Program aims to increase the productivity of smallholder dairy farmers in Uganda and transform them into competitive commercial dairy farmers. The Program has been designed and will be implemented together with Pearl Dairy, an IFC client in Uganda. The Program aims, in the next two years, to double supply of raw milk from participating dairy farmers and Pearl Dairy has committed to buy all the expected additional milk. The Program aims to achieve the following objectives:

1. Support Pearl Dairy establishment of a professional extension team able to advise and guide farmers on productivity and quality improvement in line with best industry practice;

2. Improve the productivity of 1,000 Pearl Dairy direct suppliers by at least 30% through adoption of best agricultural practices;

3. Scale up adoption of best agricultural practices through an outreach campaign targeting 5,000 farmers in Southern Uganda to improve their dairy practices.

Investment Description
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Private Actors
Contact Information

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 


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