$30 million for the Platform for Food Security and Rural Development of the Imbo/Mosso (PNSADR-IM) to improve water management and irrigation in drought-prone areas, improved technologies, productive assets, and the establishment of farmer field schools.
The project aims to reduce poverty of the rural poor and combat food insecurity and malnutrition of vulnerable people in the drought-prone regions of Imbo and Mosso, where water management and irrigation are essential to agricultural intensification. GAFSP support will increase the availability and quality of food by intensifying and diversifying production, increasing agricultural productivity, and improving access to inputs (seeds and fertilizer) and technical know-how.
Selected Supervising Entity:
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Ms. Rym Ben Zid (Country Programme Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, +257 22-205-460) based in Bujumbura.
Official Project Documents:
Project Design Document - May 2014 (pdf, French)