Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture & Capacity Building of Small & Marginal Farmers Project (WB-P155822)

  • Benin
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Feb 10, 2016
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Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.48 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.48 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 2, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Oct 28, 2015

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Project Description
This project finances support for selected small and marginal farmers to diversify their production and to enhance the consumption of nutrient-dense foods with three components: i) improvements to food production and diversification; ii) value addition to agricultural products and access to markets; and iii) promotion of institutional and technical capacity development on agriculture-nutrition linkages, including nutrition education.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
This project is funded by a grant from the Japan Policy and Human Resources Development Fund.
Contact Information
World Bank Contact: Samuel Taffesse Title: Senior Economist Tel: 473-5400 Email: Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Tel: 22921300410 Implementing Agencies Name: Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Tel: (229) 21 30 04 96 ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: