Maldives: Restoration of Livelihoods of the Tsunami-Affected Fishers and Farmers

Sovereign Project | 39108-012

Summary

The objective of the Project is to enable farmers in the 26 worst affected agricultural communities to restart their agricultural livelihood activities in order to raise their quality of life above pre-tsunami levels. The project also aims to incrase the participation of community based organizations (CBO) in the farming activities in beneficiary communities. The proposed components are: (i) provision of agriculture inputs and equipment, (ii) provision of working capital, (iii) training and extension services, and (iv) project management.

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Project Name Restoration of Livelihoods of the Tsunami-Affected Fishers and Farmers
Project Number 39108-012
Country Maldives
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 9066-MLD: Restoration of Livelihoods of the Tsunami-Affected Fishers and Farmers
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Agriculture and Natural Resources - Agricultural production
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The objective of the Project is to enable farmers in the 26 worst affected agricultural communities to restart their agricultural livelihood activities in order to raise their quality of life above pre-tsunami levels. The project also aims to incrase the participation of community based organizations (CBO) in the farming activities in beneficiary communities. The proposed components are: (i) provision of agriculture inputs and equipment, (ii) provision of working capital, (iii) training and extension services, and (iv) project management.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

1.Enable farmers in the 26 most affected agricultural communities to restart their agricultural livelihood activities in order to raise their quality of life above pre-tsunami levels.

2. Increase the participation of community-based organization (CBOs) in farm activities in beneficiary communities

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

1. 100% restoration of farm livelihoods for 390 farm households in the 26 most affected islands

2. Higher productivity in comparison with pre-tsunami levels in 80% of beneficiary households

3. Training in community development and management provided to 26 CBOs

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Component A: Provision of Agriculture Inputs and Equipment

Component B: Provision of Working Capital

Component C: Training and Extension Services

Component D: Grant Management

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Domestic Agronomist (24 person-months) and Community Development specialist (12 person-months)
Responsible ADB Officer Ahsan Tayyab
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and TreasuryAmeenee Magu
Male'
Republic of the Maldives
Timetable
Concept Clearance 11 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 01 Feb 2005 to 10 Feb 2005
MRM -
Approval 29 Apr 2005
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 19 Mar 2011

Grant 9066-MLD

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Apr 2005 05 May 2005 05 May 2005 30 Apr 2007 04 May 2009 11 May 2011
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 1.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 29 Apr 2005 0.00 0.62 62%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 1.00 29 Apr 2005 0.00 0.62 62%

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