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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) PAPA - Food Production Action Plan
3. Project Location Whole nation
4. Type of project 4
1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 4 7 3 5 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  )
10.
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
Government of Mozambique
7. Cost Total:
8. Project duration Start: 2008

(dd/mm/yy) End: 2011
9. Goal and objectives Goal: 1. Reduce national food deficit
2. Reduce national dependency on export
Obj.: Increase national production and productivity
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: MINAG
Secondary:
11. Project component (activities) 1. Making available certified seed and fertilizer to small-scale farmers in irrigated systems to intensify and extensify production
2. Provision of Threshing equipment and Tractors (hire) to farmers (subsidised)
3. Marketing
4. Provision of Rice milling machines to farmers' association
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Significantly reduce food importation
2. Cut rice deficit by 100%
3. Create a viable rice production and marketing sector
4. A processing Unit is installed by a farmers' association.
13. Inputs


14. Implementing agency Leading: Ministry of Agriculture
Cooperate:
15. Status of the project 3 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: CEPAGRI e-mail:
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