Madagascar - Lower Mangoky Irrigation Scheme Rehabilitation Project (PRBM)


Project Summary

Approval Date 20 Oct 1999
Signature Date 17 Dec 1999
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2010
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 May 2009
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31161
Commitment U.A 9,998,113.88
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Lower Mangoky Irrigation Scheme Rehabilitation Project (PRBM) is in line with the Letter of Rural Development Policy (LRDP) defined in 1994. In effect, the rural sector in Madagascar plays a crucial role in the poverty reduction strategy. According to the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) prepared in November 2000 shortly after the project approval, the overall objective was to reduce poverty from 70 to 35% by 2015.

Project Objectives

The sector objective is to improve food security and reduce rice imports. The specific objective is to increase food production (rice) and improve productivity by developing irrigation facilities and restoring sustainable conditions for the utilisation of these facilities and rice growing areas of Lower Mangoky.

Beneficiaries

The project was to “give priority to women and the youths” in view of the prominent role women play in the development works of the irrigation scheme. To that end, the project to give priority to women in terms of land security, integrate them into the production, processing and marketing circuits to enable them to generate new income, train them in the implementation of income-generating activities and facilitate their access to rural micro-credit.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Extending
Government Of Madagascar
Implementing
MINISTERE DE L'AGRICULTURE DE L'ELEVAGE ET DE LA PECHE

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-MG-AAB-001
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name TOLBA Mohamed
Email m.ould-tolba@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Madagascar