Agro-Pastoral Productivity and Markets Development - AF (WB-P161447)

  • Burundi
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 15, 2016
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Ministry of Finance Budget and Privatization
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 25.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 25.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 13, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 1, 2016

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Project Description
The development objective of the Agro-Pastoral Productivity and Markets Development Project for Burundi is to increase small producers' productivity and market access for targeted commodities in the project Area. The proposed additional financing does not entail any change in the project development objective, description, or safeguard category. The AF will complete, consolidate and expand project activities. The project comprises two components. The first component, support to agricultural productivity and access to markets” will up-scale activities related to the promotion and adoption of improved technology packages by beneficiaries through the implementation of productive sub-projects. The focus will be on post-harvest technology, climate-resilient technologies and nutritionally-enhanced crops based on the demand-driven approach pioneered under the initial Projet de Productivité et de Développement des Marchés Agricoles (PRODEMA) ; The second component, irrigation development and feeder road rehabilitation” will be expanded to accommodate activities related to: (i) completing and consolidating rural infrastructure rehabilitation work, and (ii) further developing rural infrastructure to increase productivity and facilitate access to markets.
Investment Description

Contact Information
Déo-Guide Rurema, Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, + 257 6992 4916 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: