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Ghana – Second Agriculture Development Policy Operation

June 3, 2010

IDA Credit: US$25 million equivalent
Terms: Maturity = 35 years; Grace = 10 years
Project ID: P110147

Project Description: The funding for this project will help implement the revised Food and Agriculture Sector Development Policy. This operation will help Ghana modernize agriculture through policy and institutional reforms that deliver: (i) the gaps between observed and achievable yields are narrowed, particularly for food crops; (ii) post-harvest losses are reduced; (iii) the irrigated area is increased and informal schemes are better managed; (iv) farmer organizations are empowered to better represent economic interests of their members; (v) the management of Ghana's fisheries is improved; and (vi) budgetary resources for agriculture are well allocated and executed.

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