REDI - Project Components

REDI - Project Components

REDI provided financial and technical support through grants for eligible projects under two components:
 
Component 1 
 
Agriculture and Rural Tourism Projects
Type A:  Small-scale revenue generating activities by rural enterprises  (maximum grant funding US$50,000.00).
Type B: Investments in critical small-scale public infrastructure (maximum grant funding US$200,000.00)

 

Examples of   Component 1 Projects

Agriculture:

  • On-farm investments in innovations e.g.; green houses, breeding stock improvement, introduction of new crops and varieties and un-seasonal production methods.
  • Improvement of infrastructure e.g.; public markets, abbatoirs, storage sheds, fish cleaning and filleting facilities and equipment.
  • Technological enhancements to improve productivity e.g drying equipment and drip irrigation.
  • Provide training in production, marketing, business and financial management, disaster mitigation and recovery, among others.          

Tourism:

  • Investments in promotional strategies intended to improve competitiveness, such as: developing communications materials such as brochures
  • Infrastructure development, such as; visitor and information centers, museums, public restroom facilities.
  • Provision of training in marketing, business and financial management, disaster mitigation and recovery, among others.

Component 2:

Implementation of  Technical Assistance and Capacity Building for national organizations e.g. RADA, TPDCo, JAS, Chambers of Commerce, Parish Council, NGOs and other institutions linked to agriculture and rural tourism that would ultimately provide support forprojectsfunded through REDI .