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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in Mozambique
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Enabling of public-private partnerships in the provision of machinery rental service for use in levelling and bunding of rice fields
3. Project Location Entire Country (all rice growing areas)
4. Fields covered (multiple selection) 2

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. Public-Private Partnerships
5. Fund sources
Govt of Mozambique, Africa Rice, IRRI, Kanes, AgroAlfa
6. Budget Total: 110,000 USD
7. Duration (years)
3 years
8. Goal and objectives Goal: To increase productivity in major rice ecosystems
Obj.: Promote the land preparation activities that would increase the water use efficiency through service provision
Enhance the scopes and profitability of both the farmers and the private sector in irrigation and water management activities/practices at the small holder farm level
Develop appropriate technologies that would save water and use water more efficiently
9. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, rural unemployed
10. Project component (activities) 1. Extension: Develop extension materials that would create awareness on use of farm machineries in land preparation
2. Training: Training of farmers on the use and benefits of improved technologies and machineries in saving and using water more efficiently at the small farm level
3. Technology Development/Research: Evaluate the appropriateness of technologies on water use efficiency in small farms
4. Technology Development/Research: Establish the profitability of use of farm machineries in land preparation and other water saving methods in small farms
5. Public-Private Partnerships: Collaborate with potential private companies in evaluating and promoting the technologies
11. Expected results (outputs) 1. Improved livelihoods and food security
2. Improved water use efficiency in small rice farms
3. Increased number of farmers using/availing services of farm machineries in land preparation activities
4. Increased entrepreneurships amongst small scale rice farmers