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2002 – 2006 Title II DAP Sofala Province, Mozambique.

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1 2002 – 2006 Title II DAP Sofala Province, Mozambique

2 The program was 100% monetization and had two strategic objectives: To increase real per capita income of farming families in project areas by 45% To decrease chronic malnutrition (HAZ  -2.0) in children 6-59 months of age by 20%

3 2002 – 2006 Title II DAP Sofala Province, Mozambique The total population of the four target districts was 70,000 households and the program reached approximately 40% of those households. The health and nutrition component served 28,080 households and the agricultural marketing component reached 18,330 households (110,000 individuals).

4 Agricultural Marketing Component: Key Activities Key Activities included: Training farming families to increase yields and improve storage systems of their food and cash crops via simple, labor- efficient, low-cost, sustainable agricultural techniques; Establishing and training farmer marketing groups and helping to link them to buyers; Conducting joint planning, supervisory and training activities with the Ministry of Agriculture; Increasing the availability of improved seed via the establishment and training of small farmer seed supply businesses;

5 Agricultural Marketing Component: Key Results Key Agriculture Program Results: Tonnage and Value of Maize and Sesame Marketed: 2002: 448 MT 2006: 1680 MT 2002: $63, : $625,000

6 Agricultural Marketing Component: Key Results Key Agriculture Program Results: Value of Maize, Sorghum and Sesame produced per Household: 2002: $44 per HH 2006: $213 per HH

7 Agricultural Marketing Component: Key Results Key Agriculture Program Results: Adoption Rates of Improved Farming Practices: Improved seed: 99% Inorg. fertilizer: 20% Correct plant density: 93% Use of manure/compost: 37%

8 Agricultural Marketing Component: Increased Incomes Program Objective: To increase real per capita income of farming families in project areas by 45% Income Proxy Indicator (MSU/TIA): 2002: $ : $460 Result = 230% increase

9 Conclusions Monetization provided a critical cash resource for agricultural training and marketing support which resulted in significant increases in crop production and sales; Agriculture-related economic growth is a viable engine of development for rural areas of Sofala Province, Mozambique; Future MYAPs in Mozambique should continue to have a strong focus on income generation and child health and nutrition funded via monetization.


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