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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Drought Mitigation Plan for Gaza and Inhambane
3. Project Location Gaza and Inhambane provinces
4. Type of project 2
1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 2 3 4 7
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)
7. Cost Total: 15.862 million USD
8. Project duration Start: 2009
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2011
9. Goal and objectives Goal: To improve the food security situation and alleviate poverty amongst the rural population of Gaza and Inhambane Provinc
Obj.: To raise the living standards of the farming population in the selected Districts by increasing agricultural cash crop production and farm incomes through a strategy of:
a) Rehabilitation, upgrading and development of new water infrastructure for agriculture and livestock; and
b) Capacity strengthening among national implementing and support agencies concerned and farmer organisations.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct:
11. Project component (activities) 1. Rehabilitation and upgrading of existing small scale water infrastructure.
2. Development of new water related infrastructural projects
3. Technical Assistance for capacity building for Government agencies and farmers.
4. Regional Experimental and Testing Centres for new irrigation methods and technologies, new crops and new growing techniques.
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Mitigation of drought vulnerabilities
2. Increased access to water and reliability of water supply for both, agriculture and livestock
3. Institutional strengthening, at the National, Provincial and District levels
4. Improvement of water use efficiencies
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency Leading: MINAG
15. Status of the project 3 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: e-mail:
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