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2007

Reinforcement of the means of the services plant protection and the agricultural products stored in Liptako Gourma area

Afrique de l’Ouest (Burkina Faso, Mali & Niger)

Titre ; Reinforcement of the means of the services plant protection and the agricultural products stored in Liptako Gourma area

Pays : Burkina Faso, Mali & Niger

Organisme : Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa

Date : 2006

Project’s Implementation : It is expected that work will start by the mid of the year 2008 and finish by the end of 2011.

1. Burkina Faso The Project Implementation unit supervised by the Department of Plant Protection and Storage in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Fisheries will supervise the implementation of the project in coordination with the regional coordination unit at Liptako Gourma Authority.

2. Republic of Mali The Project Implementation Unit supervised by the Authority of plant protection in the Ministry of Agriculture will supervise the implementation of the project in coordination with the regional coordination unit at Liptako Gourma Authority.

3. Republic of Niger The Project Implementation Unit supervised by the Authority of plant protection in the Ministry of Agriculture Development will supervise the implementation of the project in coordination with the regional coordination unit at Liptako Gourma Authority.

4. Liptako Gourma Authority The regional coordination unit through the Department of the Rural Development will coordinate the execution of the components of the project with the executing agency in each country and will prepare stage evaluation report in the three countries.

Executing Agency :
Ministère de l’Agriculture, de l’Hydraulique et des ressources Halieutiques- Burkina Faso
Ministère du Développement Agricole- Niger
Ministère de l’Agriculture, de l’élevage et de la pêche- Mali

Project Description

The project includes the following components :
1. Support of Monitoring and Early Warning Networks, which includes the construction of sanitary control systems for plants and agricultural crops, and provision of transportation and communications means required for monitoring.
2. Support Recording and Insects and Desert Locusts Fighting Means, which include the provision of transportation means, machineries and equipment to execute fighting activities.
3. Improvement and Modernization of the Use of Pesticides and for the Integrated Department for Insects, which includes the construction of stores for storage of pesticides, in addition to development the capacities of farmers in the fields of pesticides use and integrated fighting means.
4. Development of Human Resources in Deferent Departments in the Field of Plant Protection in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, which includes training of group of cadres and technicians in addition to conducting orientation activities for farmers which will be conducted by the trained cadres and technicians.
5. Institutional Support, for the project implementation unit under the specialised departments in plant protection and coordination unit in Liptako Gourma Authority.
6. Consultancy Services

Project objectives
The project aims at increasing agricultural productivity and improving protection of plants and harvested products to secure food needs of the people and livestock. This will, in turn, contribute to the improvement of families’ income, their living standard and will minimize migration of people to cities and poverty reduction.

Financement

Estimated Project Cost : US $ 8.294 million.
BADEA’s Financing : loan of an amount of US $ 7.340 million,
Other Sources of Financing : Government of the three countries will contribute by US $ 0.954 million

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