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ETHAKA - A sustainable agricultural production and consumption model for climate resilience and food and nutrition security

Mozambique

Status

Implementation

Aid type

Project-type interventions

Mozambique


Location

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€ 3,597,313
Committed
€ 2,158,387
Used

Description

The project, implemented in 4 districts of the Provinces of Zambezia and Nampula, aims at offering a response to the limited availability and diversification of agricultural products and food caused by: i) low productivity farming systems, ii) unfavourable environment in terms of regulatory and institutional framework and inadequate technical assistance services for the planning of resilient and sustainable agricultural models iii) inadequate food and sanitation habits to meet nutritional needs. The intervention strategy aims to help achieve food security, improve nutrition, and increase the income of the population of Mozambique and is based on the adoption of an agricultural model of production and consumption that is sustainable, resilient, and focused on the nutritional needs of the population. The main activities are: 1) Increase the food security of small-scale producer households (particularly women and youth) in 16 communities, by increasing and diversifying primary production and strengthening key food value-chains through sustainable agricultural production techniques (AgroForestry Systems and agroecology); 2) Strengthen the regulatory framework for an adequate trade-off between agriculture and environment, through a deep advocacy work with institutions, in order to promote public sector policies of sustainable agriculture and sustainable food systems in line with the model. The project will indeed support the creation of a "Center for Innovation, Dissemination and training in Agro-Forestry Systems - CISAF", which will test and promote techniques based on agro-forestry systems, support innovation and encourage opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration in the academic area, among policy makers and with the private sector; 3) Improve the nutritional status of households in the intervention areas by ensuring access to nutritious and safe food and healthy, local agricultural products. Support will also be offered to local institutions for the prevention, identification, screening and treatment of child malnutrition, as well as sensitizing communities and schools on nutritional aspects and good hygiene and health practices. read more close
Year Committed Used
2022 € 3,597,313 € 2,158,387

Agency

Type Name Channel code
Government AICS - Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development 11000

Channel reported

Type Name Channel code
National NGO ICEI - ISTITUTO COOPERAZIONE ECONOMICA INTERNAZIONALE 22000

Project data

  • IATI IdentifierXM-DAC-6-4-012590-02-5
  • CRS Activity identifier2022000264
  • AID012590/02/5
  • Planned start 2022/06/15
  • Planned End 2025/06/14
  • Actual start 2022/07/20
  • Actual end -
  • Bi/Multilateral Bilateral
  • Status Implementation
  • Tied status Tied

Sectors

  • 31120 - Agricultural development 38.0%
  • 43071 - Food security policy and administrative management 36.0%
  • 43072 - Household food security programmes 26.0%

Policy markers

  • Gender Equality significant objective
  • Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) significant objective
  • Disability not targeted
  • Nutrition principal objective
  • Aid to Environment significant objective
  • Participatory Development/Good Governance not targeted
  • Trade Development not targeted
  • Aid Targeting the Objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity significant objective
  • Aid Targeting the Objectives of the Framework Convention on Climate Change - Mitigation significant objective
  • Aid Targeting the Objectives of the Framework Convention on Climate Change - Adaptation significant objective
  • Aid Targeting the Objectives of the Convention to Combat Desertification not targeted
  • Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) not targeted

SDGs

  • 2.1 - By 2030, end hunger and ensure access by all people, in particular the poor and people in vulnerable situations, including infants, to safe, nutritious and sufficient food all year round
  • 2.2 - By 2030, end all forms of malnutrition, including achieving, by 2025, the internationally agreed targets on stunting and wasting in children under 5¬†years of age, and address the nutritional needs of adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women and older persons
  • 2.3 - By 2030, double the agricultural productivity and incomes of small-scale food producers, in particular women, indigenous peoples, family farmers, pastoralists and fishers, including through secure and equal access to land, other productive resources and inputs, knowledge, financial services, markets and opportunities for value addition and non-farm employment
  • 2.4 - By 2030, ensure sustainable food production systems and implement resilient agricultural practices that increase productivity and production, that help maintain ecosystems, that strengthen capacity for adaptation to climate change, extreme weather, drought, flooding and other disasters and that progressively improve land and soil quality
  • 2.a - Increase investment, including through enhanced international cooperation, in rural infrastructure, agricultural research and extension services, technology development and plant and livestock gene banks in order to enhance agricultural productive capacity in developing countries, in particular least developed countries
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