Zanzibar Rainfed Rice Development

Project Summary

Approval Date 18 Dec 1980
Signature Date 10 Mar 1981
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 1998
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 1998
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 7,279,293.14
Status Completion

Project General Description

The project aims at achieving the following goals : (i) Increase rice production in Zanzibar for local consumption and thus reduce rice import bills; (ii) Assist the Zanzibar Ministry of Agriculture to build up and strengthen the services essential for the success of rice development programmes/projects; (iii)Improve the standard of living of participating farm families through increased yields and farm earning; and (iv) Create employment opportunities and develop skills in the rural areas.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Tanzania, United Republic of
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Cooperatives


IATI identifier 46002-P-TZ-A00-001
Last Update 01 Dec 2022


Contact Details

Name OJUKWU Chiji Chinedum

Geographic Location

Country Tanzania, United Republic of