Projects

In addition to work carried out under the Regular Programme, the Division identifies, designs and implements  projects through the Special Programme for Food Security (SPFS), the Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) and through multilateral agreements with donors providing extra-budgetary funding.

Food and agricultural industries projects

Commercialization of the cassava sub-sector

Country

Malawi and Zambia

Duration

Jan 2010 - Dec 2011

Objective

Development of industrial markets for value added cassava products that will enhance incomes, employment and livelihoods of smallholder farmers and small scale processors

Development of rapid tools for conducting post-harvest loss assessments

Country

Malawi

Duration

Sep 2009 - Apr 2011

Objective

Gain a more reliable and accurate estimate of post-harvest losses in the maize supply chain to inform the calculation of the national food gap

Community based warehouse receipts system

Country

Malawi

Duration

May 2010 - Dec 2011

Objective

Enable communities to profitably store and market grain surpluses to enhance their incomes and livelihoods

Strategy for improving the rice post-harvest system in Indonesia

Country

Indonesia

Duration

May 2009 - Mar 2011

Objective

To increase the efficiency of the rice post-harvest sector through improving operations such as handling, drying, storage and processing, as well as building capacity of the key actors i.e. farmers and extension workers in the sector.

Improvement of storage facilities and post harvest, handling and storage practices, in Bay Region of Southern Somalia

Country

Somalia

Duration

Dec 2008 - Dec 2010

Objective

To reduce food insecurity by strengthening of livelihoods at household level, through reduction of grain post-harvest and storage losses

Support à la valorisation des produits du cajou et renforcement des capacités nationales de coordination des activités agricoles

Country

Guinea Bissau

Duration

Mar 2010 - Aug 2011

Objective

To improve food security of households affected by the crisis in cashew marketing and rising prices of agricultural products.

Strengthening Production and Marketing of Lebanese Agricultural Products - Main Phase

Country

Lebanon

Duration

01 Nov 2009 - 31 Oct 2012

Objective

To strengthen MoA concerned technical departments and other related institutions through the improvement of the skills of their technical staff and modernization of the regulatory and operational framework

Improvement of food security in cross-border districts of Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda, in support of the modernization of agriculture under NEPAD framework

Country

Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda

Duration

01 May 2006 - 15 Jun 2013

Objective

Increased incomes and living standards of the small rural householders in the cross-border districts of Burundi (Ngozi and Kayanza), Rwanda (Humure, Nyagatare and Butare), and Uganda (Kabale, Kisoro), through more profitable crop system and increased market access.

Projet de construction des magasins de stockage céréalier

Country

Cameroon

Duration

01 Sep 2008 - 31 Dec 2010

Objective

To re-invigorate the Office Céréalier by strengthening its capacity in management and protection of stocks, financial management and accounting as well as management of equipment pool and logistics operations.

Sericulture sector study in Georgia

Country

Georgia

Duration

19 May 2009 - 31 Dec 2010

Objective

To undertake an in-depth analysis to assess the technical and socio-economic potential of revival of the sericulture sector in Georgia

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Food and agricultural industries projects contact

Divine Njie
Group Leader
Agro-food Industries Group
FAO HQ, Room B619
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
Rome 00153, Italy
Tel: +39 06 570 54613
divine.njie@fao.org