Original disclosure @ AFDB website
Updated in EWS Jun 15, 2022
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According to the bank website, the project is supporting the development of Liberia Special Agro Industrial Processing Zone located in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County 1. In particular, the project will provide the external infrastructure required to prepare and secure the Agri Hub for private sector developer and additional private sector investments in agro industrial factories.
The expected project outputs include i) Establishment of the Liberia Special Economic Zone Authority, (ii) Site Grading, Land Plotting/Development, (iii) Construction of perimeter fencing (AH), (iv) Construction of external (approach) road, (v) Provision of Link to power/energy source, (vi) Market branding and Hosting of investment promotion events, (vii) Construction of Agricultural Transformation Centers (1 nos) and Aggregation Centers (1 nos), (viii) Capacity building along the value chains for Farmer Groups, Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and youth-led startups, (ix) Development of an ecosystem of quality and demand driven technical skills for agro industrialization, (x) Provide Technical Assistance to SEZA for the competitive selection of a Developer for the SEZ/SAPZ Park in Buchanan.
EZEDINMA Chukwuma Ikechukwu
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