Délégation de l'Union européenne en République du Niger

Creating jobs in the transit areas of Tahoua and Agadez in Niger

24/09/2018 - 16:21
Public Health and Social Protection

The main objective of the action is to sustainably improve the production conditions and economic value of agricultural products in the regions of Tahoua and Agadez.

Short project description

  • The main objective of the action is to sustainably improve the production conditions and economic value of agricultural products in the regions of Tahoua and Agadez.

  • This project is part of the Creating jobs in the transit areas of Tahoua and Agadez in Niger programme.

  • Further information on the context of the project and more detailed description of the project itself can be found in the Action Document of this EU Trust Fund programme.

Expected results

  • Investments or measures in favour of the protection of the productive potential of natural resources are carried out;
  • The creation of infrastructures and facilities allows for the sustainable development of arable land with a view to keeping young people in the concerned areas and improving the incomes of populations;
  • Project management by the local authorities is strengthened;
  • Financial institutions are strengthened to improve financial services for agriculture.

 

Location: Niger: Tahoua, Agadez

Target group: Producer groups, households and individuals with production capacity or involved in agricultural sectors, including extremely vulnerable persons, youth and women. 

 

Total Cost (EUR): 67 000 000.00

EU contracted amount (EUR): 30 000 000.00

Partner contribution: 37 000 000.00EUR

Duration: September 2016 - September 2019

Implementing organisation: AFD

Funding Instrument: EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

Window: Sahel Region and Lake Chad

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