According to the bank website, the project identifies food and nutrition security; development of competitive value chains and market linkages; agricultural extension and research; sustainable production and natural resource management; and governance and institutional strengthening as main areas for priority investments in the country. This project, which will be implemented over a five-year period, consists of three components, namely: (i) Support smallholder agricultural productivity and market access, (ii) Institutional Strengthening and Capacity building and (iii) Project management and coordination. It will leverage on prior Bank investment in Liberia through the Agriculture Sector Rehabilitation project (ASRP) and Smallholder Agricultural Productivity Enhancement and Commercialization (SAPEC) project. The total cost is estimated at US$ 9.08 million, of which the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) will finance US$ 8.2 million, African Development Fund UA 300,000 (US$ 429,027) and the Government of Liberia (GoL) US$ 453,000.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
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ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF AfDB
The Independent Review Mechanism (IRM), which is administered by the Compliance Review and Mediation Unit (CRMU), is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an African Development Bank (AfDB)-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the IRM, it may assist you by either seeking to address your problems by facilitating a dispute resolution dialogue between you and those implementing the project and/or investigating whether the AfDB complied with its policies to prevent environmental and social harms. You can submit a complaint electronically by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, and/or email@example.com. You can learn more about the IRM and how to file a complaint at: https://www.afdb.org/en/independent-review-mechanism/