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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Uganda
2. Title (Full name) District Livelihoods Support Programme
3. Project Location Kamwenge, Kyenjoyo, Kabarole, Bundibugyo, Bugiri, Buliisa, Nakaseke, etc.
4. Type of project 1 2
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 3 4 5 7
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 )
6. Fund sources
(Funding agency)
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Belgian Survival Fund for the Third World (BSF)
7. Budget Total cost: US$38.9 million
IFAD loan: US$27.4 million, IFAD grant: US$400,000, Belgian Survival Fund for the Third World (BSF): US$4.8 million, Contribution of borrower: US$4.95 million, Contribution of beneficiaries: US$1.34 million
8. Project duration Start: 2007
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2014
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Significant improvement in standard and sustainability of the livelihoods of poor rural households (HHs)
Obj.: • Rural communities mobilised, self-reliant, and even poorest benefit from DLSP
activities and funds
• Productivity and incomes of HHs increased and more sustainable
• Land tenure rights formalized; communal land better managed, rationally utilised and protected
• Critical infrastructure provided or improved and accessible
• Districts, Sub-counties, Parishes supported to deepen decentralisation
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: The poor in the 13 districts (100,000 households)
11. Project component (activities) 1. Community Mobilisation, Savings and Services
2. Agriculture and Land Management
3. Access Road, Water Infrastructure
4. District, Sub-county Execution
5. Programme Liaison
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Exclusion overcome, groups set up; people informed, trained, self-reliant; gender balance more equitable
2. Farmer, fisher folk groups, with increased production and income Individual occupier land certificates; better practices; and communal lands management systems in place
3. Water, sanitation coverage increased; resultant hygiene, disease reduction Roads access to markets, services assured and o&m satisfactory
4. Key LG Departments, agencies enabled to operate effectively, with improved gender balance in cadres
5. Effective, smooth progress of DLSP by: oversight of operations, financial control,
support of M&E, mentoring of new Districts and Donor liaison
13. Inputs 1. Activities cost
14. Implementing agency Executing agencies: Ministry of Local Government and the district councils and administrations of 13 districts
15. Status of the project 3 1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. Ongoing, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
Keywords: Community mobilisation, Land management, Land tenure, Infrastructure development