Monday, March 4, 2019

Sierra Leone and IFAD to boost food security and incomes in rural areas

About 34,000 vulnerable rural households in Sierra Leone will benefit from a new US$72.6 million project that aims to improve food and nutrition security and raise the incomes of smallholder farmers by modernizing agriculture, increasing production and developing markets. The financing agreement for the Agricultural Value Chain Development Project (AVDP) was signed by correspondence by Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of IFAD and Jacob Jusu Saffa, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Sierra Leone. Read More