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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in Mozambique
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Strengthening of private sectors in rice value chain through facilitation of imports and local manufacturing of harvest- and post-harvest
3. Project Location Whole Country (all rice growing areas)
4. Fields covered (multiple selection) 1

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  )
5. Fund sources
Govt of Mozambique, Govt of Italy, Delta Trading, Africom, AgroAlfa, Kanes
6. Budget Total: 300,000 USD
7. Duration (years)
1.5 years (18 months)
8. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve importation and local manufacturing and testing of rice harvest- & post harvest machineries by the private sector
Obj.: Facilitation of policies that would encourage the participation of private sector in post harvest segment of rice value chain
Credit facility for investment in importation, manufacturing and testing of harvest and post harvest equipments
9. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice farmers, Private sector engaged in manufacturing and trading of farm machineries
Sec: Mechanics, Industrial labors, Technicians
10. Project component (activities) 1. Policy: Draft and propose policy instruments that encourage private sector participation in importation and manufacturing of improved rice harvest and post harvest equipments
2. Investments: Create enabling environment conducive for investors in importation and local manufacturing of improved rice harvest and post harvest equipments
3. Technology Generation/Research: Evaluate appropriateness of locally manufactured harvest and post harvest equipments
4. Technology Generation/Research: Evaluate the profitability of use of improved harvest and post harvest equipments
11. Expected results (outputs) 1. Reduced harvest and post harvest losses
2. Increased quality of milled rice
3. Increased and stable supply of domestic rice
4. Improved market competitiveness of locally produced rice
5. Decreased importation