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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Development Strategy for the Rice Sector in Mozambique
3. Project Location Nationwide
4. Type of project 1
1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. 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  )
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
Italian Government
7. Cost Total:
8. Project duration Start:
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2005
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Development of the rice sector
Obj.: To asses the rice production system in Mozambique
To review current government policies and institutions related to the rice sector
Evaluate the potential competitiveness of Mozambique’s rice sector
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: MINAG
11. Project component (activities) 1. Review of the performance of the sector, the policy and institutional context, and summarizes the main arguments for the development of the rice sector
2. Analysis of the main constraints and opportunities in the rice sector
3. Identification of the core problem for the sector development, analyzes the causes and impact of the problem
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Elaboration of the key elements of the strategy including its vision, basic principles, impacts, outputs, results, targets, activities, and investment envelope.
2. Identification of the actors responsible for implementation of the strategy
3. Indication of a time frame for implementation.
13. Inputs 1. Consultants
14. Implementing agency Leading: Agrifood Consulting International
15. Status of the project 4 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: e-mail:
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