Morne Ramier Road Rehabilitation – Dominica

Country Dominica

Approved

July 16, 2015

Funding

USD511,971

Programme

 BNTF 7

Overview

There was a decline in agricultural production due to deterioration of the access road.

Objective

To contribute towards improved standards of living of poor and vulnerable persons through the provision of a rural access road which will increase agricultural production in the Morne Ramier area. 

Benefits

This investment will contribute to an enhanced standard of living for all residents through:

  • more than 50% increase production by farmers;
  • creation of new farm holdings;
  • reduction in post-harvest losses;
  • opening up of markets due to the fact that buyers now refuse to risk their vehicles in coming to collect the products;
  • savings on vehicle maintenance;
  • improved access to social services outside the immediate environs; and
  • enhanced connectivity and networking among residents, and a reduction in outward migration.