This is a regional project that defines current development Strategies towards region. It is consistent with the Plan for Modernization of Agriculture (PMA) and also within the Framework of NEPAD- CAADP. The project will be implemented in three districts of :Kabale, Kisoro and Kasese.
There will be a National Coordinator from MAAIF based in Entebbe assisted by a project Manager and three assistants in JKabale, Kisoro and Kasese. There will be a National Coordination Committee composed Government representatives at Central and Local levels, FAO Representative, Donor Representative and other stakeholders.
The main objective is to increase income and living standards of the small rural householders in the cross border districts. This will be achieved through support in:
Expanding markets and strengthening market access opportunities for rural communities.
Intensifying production and improving quality of selected staple and cash products (milk, potatoes, mangoes, pineapples, honey and Fish) Improving water resource management
Expanding engagement in post-harvest value-added activities.