Rural Infrastructure



feeder road 1






Under the small-scale market infrastructure development and management sub-component, the Agricultural Growth Program (AGP) is financing feeder road development within the selected woredas. The AGP will support construction and/or rehabilitation of about 800 kilometers of critically important, small-scale feeder roads needed to fulfill the programmatic objectives.

Therefore, this activity comprises:

  • Construction/rehabilitation of kebele to woreda center roads, kebele to kebele roads, village to kebele center roads, footbridges, and road side drainage.
  • Establishing and training of road maintenance groups of the local people for the repair and maintenance of community-owned transport infrastructure;
  • Provision of critical startup tools to the community for use under O&M; and
  • Linking interested individuals and groups who are willing to own/rent intermediate transport methods (ITM) with micro-finance institutions.
feeder road 2






So far construction and rehabilitation of more than 303km of feeder roads is under way and 10 footbridges have been completed in order to improve access to markets.

feeder road


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