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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Massingir Dam and Smallholder Agricultural Rehabilitation Project (Supplementary Loan)
3. Project Location Gaza province
4. Type of project 2
1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 4 7 10
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. Dam rehabilitation
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
AfDB GOM
7. Cost Total: 28.46 million USD
AfDB: 25.61 million USD,  GOM: 2.85 million USD
8. Project duration Start: 2006
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2010
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Contribution to GDP growth and poverty reduction in Mozambique
Obj.: Improve operational efficiency of Massingir Dam to a sustainable level to facilitate the productive capacity of smallholders
Rehabilitate and reconstruct the Xai Xai irrigation scheme: (pump stations, drainage collectors and irrigation canals)
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: People around and douwnstream from dam
Secondary: Farmers at Xai Xai
11. Project component (activities) 1. Massingir Dam is rehabilitated
2. Irrigation and drainage system of Xai Xai area is constructed/rehabilitated
3. Farmland is rehabilitated
4. Feeder road is constructed
5. Environment conservation measures are taken
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Restore dam storage capacity to 2,480 MCM
2. Increase irrigated area from dam to downstream area to 40,000 ha.
3. Increase agricultural crop production and improve farming practices
4. Increase smallholders net income from 15,000 MZN to 45,000 MZN and commercial farmers from 45,000 MZN to 300,000 MZN
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency Leading: National Directorate of Water (DNA)
Cooperate: Regional Water Administration (ARA-SUL) as project management unit
15. Status of the project 4 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems Initial loan agreement was concluded in 1993 at a total cost of 61.0 million UA, of which AfDB shared 55.0 million UA. The project was delayed with various reasons and affected by disastrous flood in 2000.
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