Smallholder Irrigated Rice Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 08 Apr 1982
Signature Date 04 Feb 1983
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 6,178,201.4
Status Completion

Project Objectives

The project aims at achieving the following objectives: -increase rice production for local consumption and thus reduce rice import costs; -settle farmers in permanent villages with relatively high assured income and to facilitate provision of social amenities; -develop the capacity of the Ministry of agriculture to construct and develop other smallholder irrigation schemes; -create employment opportunities and improve skills in rural areas.

Participating Organization

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


IATI identifier 46002-P-TZ-AA0-002
Last Update 02 Oct 2022


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Geographic Location

Country Tanzania, United Republic of