MOZAMBIQUE - Post Cyclone IDAI and Kenneth Emergency Recovery and Resilience Programme (AEFPF)


Project Summary

Approval Date 15 Jul 2022
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2024
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2024
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 4,000,000
Status Approved

Project General Description

The proposed operation is for an additional funding from the Transition State Facility Pillar I at the African Development Bank not exceeding a grant of UA 4.00 million, to finance the activities of Post Cyclone Idai and Kenneth Emergency Recovery and Resilience Programme (PCIREP) in Mozambique under Agriculture Emergence Food Production Facility (AEFPF) to respond to the food crisis due to the war in Ukraine and mitigate risks. The additional financial resources will be used to provide certified seeds of climate-adapted varieties, fertilizers, and quality extension services under Component 1 (Enhanced Agricultural Productivity and Resilience) of the project by facilitating modern inputs to farmers and farmer groups and Component 3 (Institutional Strengthening and Program Management) support policy reforms including strengthening national institutions with laboratory equipment overseeing input markets and agro-dealers associations and support policy and regulations design. The additional financing will generate economic and financial benefits for the country since it will help to reduce the food prices for maize, soyabeans and sesame. The Bank is also expecting complementary financing from USAID in the amount ofof US$ 5 million and 2 million from NORAD.

Project Objectives

The main goal of the project is to contribute to Government of Mozambique’s central objective of recovery of the damaged infrastructure, improve living standards and increased agriculture production of the IDAI and Keneth cyclone affected areas. This will facilitate the productive capacity of both small and medium scale farmers to produce major crops, ensure the resilience of the power and road network for economic recovery.

Beneficiaries

The main expected outcomes are: (i) Enhanced agricultural productivity and resilience and (ii) Strengthened institutional capacity. The project is being implemented in Inhambane, Sofala, Manica, Tete, Zambezia, Nampula, Cabo Delgado and Niassa provinces.

Participating Organization

Funding
Fragile States Facility
Implementing
MINISTRY OF FINANCE FSTAP - FINANCIAL SECTOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-MZ-AA0-043
Last Update 24 Sep 2022

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Contact Details

Name TIQUE Cesar Augusto
Email c.tique@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Mozambique
Coordinates Location Name
-25.9655 32.5832 Maputo