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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) The Integrated Agricultural Development Project for Small Scale Farmers in Chokwe Irrigation Scheme
3. Project Location Chokwe, Gaza Province
4. Type of project 3
1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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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6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
JICA
7. Cost Total: US$ 3,350,000
8. Project duration Start: 03/2007
(dd/mm/yy) End: 03/2010
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Small-scale farmers' income in Chokwe Irrigation Scheme is improved.
Obj.: Agricultural production by small scale farmers in the target area in Chokwe Irrigation Scheme is increased.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Extension workers, model farmers
Secondary: Small scale rice farmers in the project area, Rice farmers in Mozambique
11. Project component (activities) 0. Conduct a baseline survey
1.-1 Train extension workers in agricultural technology
1.-2 Establish model farm(s)
1.-3 Promote animal traction
1.-4 Strengthen capacity of EAC
1.-5 Examine and establish rice cultivation techniques for small scale farmers
1.-6 Examine and improve up-land crop cultivation techniques for small scale farmers
1.-7 Improve rice seed multiplication techniques
2.-1 Conduct survey(s) on management of the irrigation facilities
2.-2 Rehabilitate canals in model plots
2.-3 Prepare manuals on irrigation facility management and water supply management
2.-4 Train HICEP personnel and leaders of model water user associations in use and management of canals
2.-5 Monitor management of irrigation facility and water supply in the target area
3.-1 Review existing farming support activities (AFD, IFAD, NGO(s), etc)
3.-2 Train farming support groups of model WUAs
3.-3 Carry out farming support activities by extension workers and WUAs
3.-4 Monitor farming system support activities conducted by extension staff and model WUAs
4.-1 Hold periodic meetings to mutually review activities of EAC, SDAE and HICEP
4.-2 Conduct workshops for reinforcing the collaboration among EAC, SDAE and HICEP
4.-3 Conduct activities to promote collaboration among SDAE, EAC, and HICEP, and strengthen the extension system
4.-4 Monitor collaboration among SDAE, EAC, and HICEP
4.-5 Prepare action plan for agricultural production through collaboration among SDAE, EAC, and HICEP
4.-6 Carry out each activity conducted by EAC, SDAE and HICEP, according to the action Plan
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Techniques for small scale farmers in the target area are improved.
2. Management of irrigation facilities and water use in the target area is improved.
3. Farming support activities provided by extension officers for small scale farmers in the target area are strengthened.
4. Collaboration among SDAE, EAC, and HICEP is strengthened.
13. Inputs 1. JICA experts; Chief Advisor/Extension/Training, Agronomy, Irrigation and Water Management, Coordinator, and short term Experts
2. Training for counterparts both on site and in Japan
3. Equipment neccessary for the Project (Vehicle, Rice mills, Small pumps,  etc.)
14. Implementing agency Leading: JICA
Cooperate: National Agricultural Research Organization(NARO)
15. Status of the project 3 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name:Jun HIRASHIMA e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Key Word: Irrigation, agricultural technology, water supply management