USAID_Feed the Future Sierra Leone Scaling Up Aquaculture Production (SAP) Project_Final Progress Report_June 2019

The Feed the Future Sierra Leone Scaling up Aquaculture Production (SAP) project aimed to increase fish production and consumption and incomes of small-scale farmers through strategic value chain interventions, enhanced market access, private sector investment and improved nutrition-related behaviors by developing and testing pro-poor business models. The project comprised the following six components: (1) Test pro-poor business models to promote aquaculture as a profitable and sustainable agribusiness to increase fish production and employment; (2) Improve input supply including private sector participation; (3) Develop strategies for markets and market linkages for fish farmers and facilitate market access; (4) Contribute towards behavior change communication to increase fish consumption and improve processing and hygiene along the value chain; (5) Develop capacities among stakeholders of the project; and (6) Operationalize M&E systems and knowledge sharing and learning platforms.