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2007

Integrated Agricultural Development Project in Ndiawara Region (Basin of the Senegal River)

Sénégal

Titre : Integrated Agricultural Development Project in Ndiawara Region (Basin of the Senegal River)

Pays : Sénégal

Organisme : Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa

Date : 2007

Project’s Implementation : The physical implementation of the project is scheduled to start early 2009 and end mid-2011.
Executing Agency : SAED

Project Description
The project is located in the Boudoura commune in the central region of the Senegal River, approximately 490 km north east of Dakar. It includes the following components :
1. Reclamation of approximately 500 ha,
2. Construction and procurement of equipment for a station for pumping water for irrigation purposes
3. Procurement of agricultural machinery
4. Supply of drinking water
5. Providing support to women’s activities
6. Micro-credit loans for income generating activities
7. Institutional support to the Project Implementation Unit
8. Consultancy Services for preparation of detailed studies, formulation of DAO supervision of the project and detailed social sector study in the project area.

Project objectives
The project aims at development the agricultural areas, more diversified agricultural product to improve the agricultural yield by supplying agricultural inputs and materials, and support the participation of women in agricultural activities. It also aims at developing parallel activities by providing micro credit loans, improving living conditions, reducing the suffering of the populations by supplying infrastructures for drinking water, creating jobs and increasing the income of farmers in order to curb migration and reduce poverty.

Financement
Estimated Project Cost : US $ 7.95 million
BADEA’s Financing : loan of an amount of US $ 6.5 million
Other Sources of Financing : Government of Senegal (US $ 1.450 million).

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