Implementation of ASDSP II focuses on the effectiveness and efficiencies in the delivery of sustainable results for the Value Chain Actors as well as the institutions implementing the Programme, while at the same time mitigating risks.

Implementation period

The programme implementation period is five years (1st July 2017 to 30th June 2022).

Programme financing

There are two main avenues for programme financing:

  • Core financing

This is the main source of the programme financing and provides the bulk of the financial resources required to deliver on the programme purpose within five years. This financing is composed of the development partner grants (Sida and EU) and the GOK (National and 47 Counties) grants

  • Leverage financing

This is additional financing from other stakeholders to compliment programme funding. The fund is managed through the “Extended Concept Approach”.. read more

Programme outreach

The programme outreach is seen from two perspectives; geographical and beneficiary. These two are aimed at embedding Rights based approach in programme implementation.

  • Geographical perspective: The programme is implemented at the National and in the 47 counties upto the ward level. And is also implemented at the national and departmental levels.
  • Beneficiary perspective: The programme is expected to reach 700,000 value chain actors at the end of the programme period.

 Implementation modalities

Sector Coordination, Co-operation and Consultation

The objective here being to provide a framework for the support and intensification of cooperation and consultation between the national and county governments and  between actors at each of the two levels of government.

Value chain development (VCD)

All counties chose their three priority Value Chains using the agreed criteria. The Value Chain Development is mainly implemented at the county level… Read more   

Strategic collaborations and partnerships

The design of ASDSP II, is such that collaboration is understood to mean working with others to deliver on the programme purpose while partnership is a condition that guides collaboration.  Considering that Agricultural functions require technical inputs beyond the narrow sector (State Departments of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries) at both levels of government, there will be need for collaboration and partnerships towards the implementation of the programme interventions…. Read more