Gambia - Project 2 of The Programme to Strengthen Resilience to Food and Nutrition Insecurity in The Sahel (P2-P2RS) (AFDB-P-Z1-C00-100)

  • Africa
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Gambia
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 14, 2023
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Government of Gambia
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 16.52 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 271.69 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS Aug 13, 2023

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Project Description
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According to the Bank’s website, this operation involves additional funding from ADF-16 resources for Republic of The Gambia up to UA 12,500,000 under Project 2 of the Programme to Strengthen Resilience to Food and Nutritional Insecurity in the Sahel per the financing plan agreed at the time of the initial appraisal and an adjustment during an update re-appraisal mission carried out in March/April 2023. The national P2-P2RS components of The Gambia and Chad covered are : (i) Build the Resilience of Agricultural, Silvicultural, Pastoral and Fisheries Production to Climate Change; (ii) Develop Agricultural, Silvicultural, Pastoral and Fisheries Value Chains; (iii) Support Regional Institutions (CILSS, PAAGGW, CCRS) for Adaptive Capacity Building in the Sahel; (iv) Project Coordination and Management.

The objective is to contribute to improving living conditions and food and nutrition security of the populations in the Sahel and West Africa. It aims to: (i) sustainably increase productivity and agricultural, silvicultural and pastoral production; (ii) increase income from agricultural, silvicultural, pastoral and fisheries value chains; and (iii) build the adaptive capacity of populations through better control of climate risks and contribute to climate change mitigation.

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