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2002

West Noubaria Rural Development Project (Egypt)

Egypt

Pays : Egypt

Approval date : 23/04/2002

Project type : Settlement

Organisme d’exécution : Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MARL)

Durée : 2003 - 2013

Initiating institution : International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Finalité et objectifs

This seven-year project is working with small-scale farming households and unemployed youth who were dispossessed of their statutary tenancies in the oldlands and compensated with 1-ha or 2-ha holdings of reclaimed newlands. The project is helping them improve their housing and living conditions and adopt desert farming technologies that have been developed through Egypt’s agricultural research system.

The project helps about 36,000 families by :
1. supporting adoption of better on-farm water management practices
2. encouraging development of small and medium enterprises in agricultural production and marketing
3. providing marketing and extension information
4. supporting development of a viable financial system and addressing the immediate need for financing of small and medium enterprises

Informations financières

Approved IFAD loan : US$18.5 million
Italian Debt Swap (IDS) facility : USD 30.13.million
Food and Agricultural Organization of the UN (US$0.4 million)
CONTRIBUTION OF BORROWER : USD 5.54 million
CONTRIBUTION OF BENEFICIARIES : USD 0.20 million
Total programme cost : US$54.8 million

Lien vers le site IFAD

Report and recommendation of the President to the Executive Board on a proposed loan to the Arab Republic of Egypt for the West Noubaria Rural Development Project

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