Decentralized Programme for Food Security and Nutrition in the Regions of Guinea-Bissau – II (PDSA/GB)

Guinea Bissau

Giving continuity to the first phase of the Decentralized Programme for Food Security and Nutrition in the Regions of Guinea-Bissau (PDSA)/GB), the second phase promotes the consolidation of improved production, conservation, transformation and commercialization conditions of agricultural goods, as well as its diversification and management, from a perspective of increased self-sufficiency and effective food security of the beneficiary Community Organizations.
The Programme continues to intervene in a decentralized way through 9 Guinean Civil Society Organizations that secure the implementation of the Regional Implementation Projects in 6 of the 7 target regions. These organizations benefit from capacity-building sessions as well as technical assistance and the appropriate means for actions in the beneficiary communities thereby enhancing its key role in promoting Development in the country. The intervention in the Biombo region is be secured directly by the Project’s Management Unit.






to contribute to food security of more vulnerable regions and populations by increasing access, availability and stable use of crops

Specific: to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of CSOs and beneficiary CBOs and self-sufficiency in the field of food security











  • households of CBO of beneficiary producers
  • neighborood village producers 
  • producers of radio programme
  • CSOs and other stakeholders involved in promoting food security






  • the constitution of UGP/AT;
  • confirmation of Regional Intervention Priorities;
  • planning of Transversal Initiatives
  • integrated Framework for Implementation and Monitoring;
  • rice crop production support;
  • support to plateau crop production;
  • support to fruit and vegetable production;
  • promotion of access to other inputs and support services for agricultural production;
  • profitability innovative technologies in processing ;
  • dissemination and maximization of storage infrastructures;
  • strengthening information provided to producers on marketing;
  • looking for reliable sales channels;
  • organisational, pedagogical and technical capacity building of OSC;
  • capacity building of beneficiaries producers of CBOs;
  • popularisation and extended dissemination of techniques and information related to Food Security; 
  • promoting discussions and analysis on food security