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Mozambique rice projects

Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in Mozambique
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Strengthening the linkage between credit for inputs and outputs along the rice value chain
3. Project Location Entire Country
4. Fields covered (multiple selection) 1
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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  )
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5. Fund sources
(suggested)
GGovt of Mozambique, Swiss Cooperation Agency, DANIDA, Govt of Italy, Govt of Ireland, Terra Bank, Standard Bank
6. Budget Total: 825,000 USD
7. Duration (years)
3 years
8. Goal and objectives Goal: Enhance the involvement of banks and micro financing institutions in rice value chain
Obj.: Facilitate policies to encourage participation of banking sector in rice value chain
Establish linkage between financing institutions and input suppliers and millers
Improve access to credit and inputs by small scale rice farmers
9. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, Input suppliers, Millers, Banks, Microfinance institutions
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10. Project component (activities) 1. Policy: Propose policies that would favor increased financing of rice value chain
2. Enhance the involvement of banks and micro financing institutions in rice value chain
3. Extension: Raise awareness on the framework of linkage between credit and inputs amongst farmers through multi-media
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11. Expected results (outputs) 1. Improved financial resources for rice farmers
2. Increased production and productivity
3. Improved participation of national agro industry in rice value chain
4. Improved commercialization of rice farming
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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in Mozambique
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Credit scheme for rice development – Using a part of import tariff as a source of credit/guarantee/insurance scheme to rice farmers
3. Project Location Whole Country (all rice growing areas)
4. Fields covered (multiple selection) 1
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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.
5. Fund sources
(suggested)
Govt of Mozambique, GAPI, IFAD, AGRA, WB, Terra Bank, Standard Bank
6. Budget Total: 1.25 million USD
7. Duration (years)
3 years
8. Goal and objectives Goal: Empowering of rice farmers by allowing the use of part of funds from import tax of rice to finance the rice value chain
Obj.: Establish linkage and network of flow of credit from the taxation of imported rice towards the procurement and disbursement of inputs
To empower rice farmers by providing credit for seasonal inputs (made available at the milling factories) and guarantee/insurance (made available at the banks)
9. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, Rice millers
Sec: Consumers
10. Project component (activities) 1. Policy: Create a policy environment that would allow the farmers to access credit through the banks for availing the inputs under the scheme
2. Credit: Develop a network linking the ministry of finance with banks, millers, suppliers of inputs and farmers
3. Monitoring and Evaluation: Ensure a smooth flow of credits and inputs by minimizing confusions
4. Monitoring and Evaluation: Create awareness and disseminate the information on the scheme
11. Expected results (outputs) 1. Resources guaranteed for extension, development dissemination and adoption of appropriate technologies
2. Increased production and productivity
3. National rice milling industry developed
4. Improved commercialization of rice milling and marketing
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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in Mozambique
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Promotion of market competitiveness of locally produced rice
3. Project Location Whole Country (all rice growing areas)
4. Fields covered (multiple selection) 2
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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.
5. Fund sources
(suggested)
Govt of Italy,GIZ, Private Sector (Inacio de Sousa, MIA, Associacao da Paz, Delta trading, Africom)
6. Budget Total: 660,000 USD
7. Duration (years)
5 years
8. Goal and objectives Goal: To improve the competitiveness of locally produced rice
Obj.: Develop rice harversting, post harversting and storage technologies that would ensure good quality
Promote the cultivation of acceptable varities
Improve milling standards and practices
9. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice farmers, local rice markets, consumers
Sec: Traders, millers and retailers
10. Project component (activities) 1. Research: Evaluate the appropriateness of technologies on harverst, post harverst and storage
2. Research: Evaluate and improve standards of milling operations and grading of rice
3. Training: Training of farmers on the marketing, harverst, post harverst and storage technologies
11. Expected results (outputs) 1. Improved handling of harverst, post harverst and storage by small scale farmers
2. Increased number of acceptable rice varieties
3. Reduced imports of rice
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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in Mozambique
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Promotion of packaging and branding of locally produced rice
3. Project Location Whole Country (all rice growing areas)
4. Fields covered (multiple selection) 1
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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.
5. Fund sources
(suggested)
Govt of Italy,GIZ, Private Sector (Inacio de Sousa, MIA, Associacao da Paz, Delta trading, Africom)
6. Budget Total: 260,000 USD
7. Duration (years)
1.5 years (18 months)
8. Goal and objectives Goal: To increase the competitiveness of locally produced rice
Obj.: Facilitation of policies that would encourage the milling factories to brand and package locally produced rice
Create awareness amongst farmers
Advocate grading and linkage between purity and quality of rice
9. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, Rice Market
Sec: Consumers
10. Project component (activities) 1. Policy: Draft and propose policy and guidelines on quality, grading and standards for locally produced rice
2. Extension: Develop extension materials that would create awareness of the importance and profitability of producing quality rice
3. Technology Generation/Research: Evaluate appropriate rice technologies
4. Technology Generation/Research: Evaluate the profitability of these technologies
11. Expected results (outputs) 1. Increased number of rice mills branding and packaging domestically produced rice
2. Increased number of shops selling domestically produced rice
3. Increased profitability of domestic rice production
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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in Mozambique
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Strengthening of private sectors in rice value chain through facilitation of imports and local manufacturing of harvest- and post-harvest
3. Project Location Whole Country (all rice growing areas)
4. Fields covered (multiple selection) 1
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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.
5. Fund sources
(suggested)
Govt of Mozambique, Govt of Italy, Delta Trading, Africom, AgroAlfa, Kanes
6. Budget Total: 300,000 USD
7. Duration (years)
1.5 years (18 months)
8. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve importation and local manufacturing and testing of rice harvest- & post harvest machineries by the private sector
Obj.: Facilitation of policies that would encourage the participation of private sector in post harvest segment of rice value chain
Credit facility for investment in importation, manufacturing and testing of harvest and post harvest equipments
9. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice farmers, Private sector engaged in manufacturing and trading of farm machineries
Sec: Mechanics, Industrial labors, Technicians
10. Project component (activities) 1. Policy: Draft and propose policy instruments that encourage private sector participation in importation and manufacturing of improved rice harvest and post harvest equipments
2. Investments: Create enabling environment conducive for investors in importation and local manufacturing of improved rice harvest and post harvest equipments
3. Technology Generation/Research: Evaluate appropriateness of locally manufactured harvest and post harvest equipments
4. Technology Generation/Research: Evaluate the profitability of use of improved harvest and post harvest equipments
11. Expected results (outputs) 1. Reduced harvest and post harvest losses
2. Increased quality of milled rice
3. Increased and stable supply of domestic rice
4. Improved market competitiveness of locally produced rice
5. Decreased importation