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1. Country Sierra Leone
2. Title (Full name) Rural Finance and Community Improvement Programme
3. Project Location Koinadugu, Kono, Kailahun, Kenema
4. Type of project 2
1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 8
1. Policy,  2. R & D,  3. Extension & Training,  4. Production,  5. Marketing
6. Post-harvest, 7. Irrigation, 8. Credit,  9. Seed,  10. Other ( specify below )
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6. Fund sources
(Funding agency)
IFAD
7. Budget US$10.9 million
8. Project duration Start: 2007
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2013
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improving food security and reducing poverty
Obj.: Make significant changes to the rural finance sector, improving its strategies and operations
Enhance the decentralization of economic and administrative decision-making
Promote pro-poor investment in rural areas by the private sector
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Micro to middle scale farmers, youth, ex-combatants, women's group
Sec.: (in total 34,000 household)
11. Project component (activities) 1. Fostering rural finance services
12. Expected results (outputs)
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency
15. Status of the project 3 1?Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: Paul Samuel Koroma e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.