Smallholder Development Project for Marginal Areas

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Smallholder Development Project for Marginal Areas

Smallholder Development Project for Marginal Areas

One of the main objectives of the project was to help smallholders increase their productivity. It also aimed to help improve household food security and increase the incomes of farmers and herders in drought-prone areas affected by soil erosion and land degradation. The project:

  • helped reduce poverty
  • raised awareness about environmental preservation
  • introduced proven technology for soil and water conservation and rehabilitation of degraded land
  • improved farming practices
  • developed small-scale irrigation

Source: IFAD

Status: Closed
United Republic of Tanzania
Approval Date
06 December 1989
1989 - 1995
Total Project Cost
US$ 12.14 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 9.46 million
Co-financiers (Domestic)
National Government US$ 2.68 million
Financing terms
Highly Concessional
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