Partner(s): World Bank Funding Source(s): World Bank Countries of Delivery: Democratic Republic of the Congo Sector(s): 311 Agriculture Project Duration: 01-Apr-2010 to 31-Dec-2015 Total Funded Amount: US$ 54,184,751 Total Delivery: US$ 22,144,297 Project Details: The Project aims to increase the agricultural productivity and to improve crop marketing and flock owned by the small producers in the Equator Province. The project area of intervention covers nine Territories of the Equator Province (Kungu, Budjala, Bosobolo, Gemena, Lisala, Businga, Bumba, Yakoma and Mobaye-Mbongo) located in the districts of Mongala, Southern Ubangui and Nord Ubangui, as well as the Pool Malebo, in Kinshasa, where development of rice fields and farming will also take place. The PARSSA project has three components. UNOPS will be implicated on only two components. The two components details and the specific activities that UNOPS will manage are: Component 1: Improvement of the agricultural and flock production. This component supports activities to increase the productive capacity of approximately 105,000 households of producers in the province of Equator for agriculture plots fed by rain irrigation and in the Malebo. Pool for the production of rice by irrigated systems, and livestock production for small ruminants and poultry. UNOPS under this component will be responsible for the: Improvement of the rice production through the improvement of the infrastructures of irrigation in the Malebo Pool on a surface area of 2,000 hectares; Component 2: Improvement of the infrastructures of markets, The objective of this component is to establish connectivity between the producing sectors and the markets of products in the zone of the project, and more towards Kinshasa, or Bangui in Central African Republic. UNOPS intervention on this 2nd project component will cover: Improvement of agricultural access roads by either opening or the rehabilitation and the maintenance of approximately 2.500 km of agricultural service roads in the zone of the project; Rehabilitation / Construction of markets in Mongala and in three other centers to be determined during the implementation of the project. UNOPS intervention on the project will be for five (5) years.
Project completion date : 2015-12-31 12:00:00
Major organization : WORLD BANK (WB)
Address : 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433
Country :United States
Financier : United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), World Bank (WB),
Financier address : United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Marmorvej 51, PO Box 2695, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark +45 4533 5000