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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Agricultural Support Programme
3. Project Location nationwide
4. Type of project 1 2
1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 2 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  )
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
Common basket (IFAD, EC, Irish, Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Austria, Finland)
7. Cost Total: 50.8 million USD
IFAD: 20 million USD, Other doners: 30.07 million USD; Enterprises and beneficiaries: 0.756 million
8. Project duration Start: 2008
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2016
9. Goal and objectives Goal: to contribute to absolute poverty reduction and improve the quality of life of rural Mozambican men and women.
Obj.: to increase returns and improve the household food security of subsistence farmers, particularly among female-headed and disadvantaged households, through a steady rise in production efficiency
to ensure: wider access to effective technical support services, better organized producer groups influencing the supply of services, and demand-driven delivery of support services
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: small farmers (140,000)
11. Project component (activities) 1. training, workshops, annual planning for government (administration) staff
2. institutional building and start-up support of local NGOs as rural service providers
3. organizing farmers groups and training on entrepreneurship
4. agricultural service delivery (extension)
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. introducing low-cost techniques and technologies that will help raise productivity for crop and livestock farmers
2. broadening access to technical support services
3. helping establish farmers' organizations
4. building capacity within the agricultural sector
13. Inputs 1. Vehicles
2. Equipment for communication
14. Implementing agency Leading: Ministry of Agriculture
15. Status of the project 3 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name:Alessandro Marini e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Fax:+39 0654593115
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Alessandro Marini
Country programme manager
Via Paolo di Dono, 44
Rome, Italy
Work: +39 0654592115
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