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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Sustainable Irrigation Development Project
3. Project Location Sofala and Manica provinces
4. Type of project 2 4
1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 7 4 5 10 3
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. value chain
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
7. Cost Total: 50 million USD
8. Project duration Start: 2010
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2016
9. Goal and objectives Goal: an increase in the agricultural production of food and high-value crops, as well as to an increase in the income of smallholders.
Obj.: to increase the irrigated area in the targeted Provinces
to enhance agricultural productivity on smallholder farms for selected food and high-value crops.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: small farmers and outgrowers
Secondary: service providers (traders, agro-processing, micro credit, etc.)
11. Project component (activities) 1. Institutional Support and Capacity Development
2. Market-led Production and Value Chain Development
3. Investing in Irrigation Systems and Support Infrastructure (2,500 ha for rice, 2,000 ha for horticulture, and 500 ha for outgrowers)
4. Project Management.
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. strengthen the policy environment and institutional capacities for sustainable development and management of irrigated agriculture
2. facilitate production and market linkages through the appropriate use of technologies, varieties, inputs and post-harvest handling, as well as access to finance
3. develop the infrastructure required to increase the productivity and profitability of irrigated agriculture
4. coordinate and monitor project activities and manage financial and human resources in an efficient and results-oriented manner
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency Leading: Ministry of Agriculture, National Directorate of Agrarian Services
Cooperate: IRRI, Wargeningen university (provisional)
15. Status of the project 1 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name:Patrick Verissimo e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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