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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Purchasing Power Support to Farmers through Inputs Vouchers
3. Project Location Provinces Manica, Tete, Sofala, Zambezia and Nampula
4. Type of project 1 4
1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 3 4 9 10 8
1. Policy,  2. R & D,  3. Extension & Training,  4. Production,  5. Marketing
6. Post-harvest, 7. Irrigation, 8. Credit,  9. Seed,  10. Other (  specify below  )
10. Subsidies (Fertilizer & Seeds)
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
European Union and GoM
7. Cost Total: US$2.4 million
8. Project duration Start: 2009

(dd/mm/yy) End: 2011
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Increasing production of food crops and Increasing incomes to farmers
Obj.: Promote the use of fertilizers and improved varities of seeds by small-scale farmers
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Smallscale farmers (25,000)
Secondary: Agro-dealers& Extension Staff
11. Project component (activities) 1. Training of Agro-dealers, Retailers & Extension Staff
2. Distribution/ provision of inputs (Seeds and Fertilizers) to smallscale farmers
3. Development of distbitution Network including voucher&credit scheme including provision of credit and impact study of credit
4. Dissemination of Information & knowledge on Seeds & Fertilizer usages
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. 20 Agro-dealers, 47 Retailers &158 extension Staff are trained in 17 Districts.
2. 50kg NPK 12.24.12, 50 kg Urea, 40kg rice seeds, 12.5kg Maize seeds for each targeted small-scale farmers is distributed through voucher (21,000 vouchers for Maize & 9,000 for Rice) system
3. Distribution Network including voucher&credit scheme is developed
13. Inputs 1. Fertilizers and seeds
2. Technical Assitance to extension
14. Implementing agency Leading: FAO, IFDC
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15. Status of the project 3 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: e-mail:
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