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2008

Save Valley Irrigation Development Project (Mozambique)

Mozambique

Titre : Save Valley Irrigation Development Project (Mozambique)

Pays : Mozambique

Secteur Agriculture & Agro-Industry

Date d’approbation : 10/8/2008

Loan Administrator : Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
Agence d’exécution : Ministery of Agricultural

Co-financeurs : BADEA, OFID, Govt

Description
The project will construct irrigation schemes in the towns of Chimunda and Paunda, each of which will cover around 1,000 ha. Civil works will include : • building supply canals to bring water from the Save River to each scheme ; • construction of pumping stations ; • construction of access roads and bridges ; procurement of electric pumps, generators and other equipment ; • establishment of a rural credit scheme for beneficiaries for the first cropping season ; • provision of inputs and agricultural tools provided. The irrigation works will help reduce smallholders’ dependence on rainfed agriculture. The project will also provide short-term produce storage facilities, which will help reduce spoilage.

Informations financières
Financement OPEC : US$7,960,000

OPEC/OFID

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