Pro-Poor Value Chain Development Project in the Maputo and Limpopo Corridors

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Pro-Poor Value Chain Development in the Maputo and Limpopo Corridors


This project's objective is to improve the climate-smart livelihoods of smallholder farmers in the Maputo and Limpopo corridors, comprising 19 selected districts in Gaza, Inhambane and Maputo Provinces. Its expected outcome is a sustainable increase in the incomes of farmers producing irrigated vegetables, cassava and livestock including cattle, goats and sheep.

The project builds on the experience of initiatives supporting inclusive agribusiness value chains and farmers' organizations, including the previous IFAD-financed Agricultural Markets Support Programme and the ongoing Rural Markets Promotion Programme. Its five components are horticulture, cassava, red meat, financial services, and institutional support and project management.

Activities supported by IFAD's Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP) are fully integrated in the project. They aim to make value chains resilient to the expected impacts of climate change – in particular, increased rainfall variability and the risks of droughts and flooding.


Source: IFAD
Status: Closed
Approval Date
21 September 2012
2012 - 2020
Agricultural Development
Total Project Cost
US$ 44.95 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 22.72 million
Co-financiers (International)
Spanish Fund US$ 16.3 million
Co-financiers (Domestic)
National Government US$ 2.49 million
Beneficiaries US$ 1.4 million
Private sector local US$ 1.9 million
Financing terms
Highly Concessional
Project ID
Project Contact
Robson Mutandi

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Project Design Report, September 2012 Region: East and Southern Africa

Environmental and social impact assessment

Final environmental and social management framework

Interim (mid-term) review report

Interim (mid-term) review report

Resettlement action framework

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Special study

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Project completion report




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