Tanzania - National Agricultural and Livestock Research Project (NALRP)


Project Summary

Approval Date 23 Aug 1988
Signature Date 05 Jul 1989
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2001
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2001
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Agriculture and Rural Development
DAC Sector Code 31110
Commitment U.A 6,005,016.71
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Tanzania National Agricultural and Livestock Research Project (NALRP) falls within the framework of Tanzania’s current Economic Recovery Programme, one of whose main features is to enhance the productivity and efficiency of the agricultural sector. The project components included the following: (i) Establish a new organizational structure for agricultural and livestock research system (NARS) within the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security; (ii) Prepare national agricultural and livestock research Master plan (NALRM), which would set priorities for research based on the national goals and objectives and overall impact on the national economy and farm productivity in the short and medium term; (iii) Provide immediate financial support to research in cotton, roots and tubers, farming systems, general crops and livestock research priority programmes that had been identified and prepared before project approval; (iv) Establish an agricultural research fund (ARF) to finance priority research programmes proposed in the Research Master plan. The main efforts of the project are directed at developing capacity and institutional restructuring of the Agricultural Research in Tanzania. It will be implemented within a period of 8 years.

Project Objectives

The sector goal is to lay the foundation for an effective research system that would effectively contribute to sustainable generation of technologies, food security, enhanced national nutritional standards and the restoration of agricultural exports to earlier levels. The objective of the project is to lay down the foundation for establishing an effective national research system in Tanzania. The main focus of the project is on developing capacity and institutional restructuring of the Agricultural Research in Tanzania.

Beneficiaries

The main beneficiaries of the project are Agricultural sector and the national research system in Tanzania.

Participating Organization

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

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-TZ-AA0-003
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Country Tanzania, United Republic of