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Guinea Bissau: The AfDB Finances the Rehabilitation of the Agricultural and Rural Sectors

The project to rehabilitate the agricultural and rural sectors (PRESAR) was designed in the context of a country emerging from conflict. It aims to achieve food security and fight rural poverty. More specifically, the project aims to improve rice production and market gardening as well as livestock promotion.

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ADF assistance is by a grant of UA 5.80 million, corresponding to CFAF 4.4 billion. Despite the relatively difficult socio-political situation in the country, the project was well implemented. PRESAR is an example of an operation implemented following a participatory approach, with particular attention to women who are heavily involved in rice production market garden activities.

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Crédits: AK-Project