Madagascar - Aide humanitaire d’urgence en faveur de la population victime de l’invasion acridienne dans le Sud et Sud-ouest de Madagascar


Project Summary

Approval Date 23 Sep 2013
Signature Date 02 Oct 2014
Planned Completion Date 30 Dec 2015
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2015
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31161
Commitment U.A 690,221.63
Status Cancelled

Project General Description

The present proposal is part of a solidarity approach and serves to support the efforts of the Government and other technical and financial partners to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to the populations affected by the locust crisis in southwestern Madagascar. This $ 1,000,000 emergency relief operation aims to provide emergency assistance to 60,000 particularly vulnerable people (12,000 households) and provide treatment for 65,000 ha. The Bank's proposed assistance is for emergency support to ensure agricultural production for the most vulnerable households. This intervention consists mainly of: (i) the acquisition of 10,000 liters of growth disrupting pesticides and the rental of helicopters for 50 hours of flight to treat 65,000 ha; (ii) the immediate provision of 25 tonnes of rice seed, 45 tonnes of cowpea seed, 12.5 tonnes of lentil seeds, 7.5 tonnes of maize seed, 8 tonnes of groundnut seeds, 300,000 cassava cuttings, 1.5 tons of cajanu seeds and 1.5 tons of mucuna seeds and phytosanitary products.

Project Objectives

The objective of the emergency humanitarian assistance proposed by the Bank is to contribute to the Government's action to control the locust invasion at the country level and contribute to food security.

Beneficiaries

The project targets 12,000 vulnerable farm households (60,000 people) affected by the crop loss in the Southwest and Southern region of Madagascar.

Participating Organization

Funding
Special Relief Funds
Implementing
GOUVERNEMENT DE MADAGASCAR MINISTERE DES FINANCES ET DE ECONOMIE DIR. TRESOR

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-MG-AAB-005
Last Update 06 Jun 2019

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Contact Details

Name GUINEO Vaidjoua
Email v.guineo@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Madagascar
Coordinates Location Name
-23.036 43.815 Toliara II District
-22.9175 44.5296 Sakaraha District
-24.696 44.746 Ampanihy District
-23.722 44.3799 Betioky District
-25.177 46.087 Ambovombe District
-25.174 45.06 Beloha District
-24.1833 45.3833 Bekily District