|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|
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.
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.
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.
African Development Fund
Government Of Madagascar
MINISTERE DE L'AGRICULTURE DE L'ELEVAGE ET DE LA PECHE
|Last Update||31 Oct 2019|