Zambezi Valley Market Led Smallholder Development

Project Summary

The overall project goal of the market-oriented smallholder development project (IDA) is to accelerate agricultural growth and poverty reduction within the Central Region of Mozambique in line with PARPA priorities. The immediate project development objective is to increase the income of smallholder farmers in selected districts by empowering producers and building their organizations, increasing on- and off-farm production and productivity and facilitating access to markets.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Government of Mozambique - Ministry of Agriculture and / or Ministry of Planning and Development
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,200,000 USD
Co-financing Total
21,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
655,000 USD
Total Cost 27,550,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Sep 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
08 Feb 2006
Concept Approved
12 Jun 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
30 Jul 2007
Project closed
30 Sep 2013