|Sector||Agricultural and Rural Development|
|Program/Project Title||Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization System Improvement in Minia and Fayoum Governorates.|
|Location||Fayoum and Minia Governorates|
|Start – End date||01.01. 2017- 01.12.2019|
|Type of Support||Soft Loan|
|Applicant/Local Counterpart||Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation|
|Implementing Institution||Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, CIHEAM BARI|
|Description||The project aims at providing small-medium farmers and Agricultural Cooperative Associations in Fayoum and Minia Governorates with effective innovative sustainable mechanization for main farming systems at field level. The project aims also to upgrade and reinforce MALR/ARC Hiring Service Stations and ARC/AENRI applied research mechanization stations through sustainable innovations and improved knowledge management participatory system.|
|Expected Results||1. A park of Agricultural Machinery supplied to 5 mechanization stations in Fayoum and 9 mechanization stations in Minia, workshops rehabilitated and a pilot workshop equipped for extra ordinary maintenance established in each Governorate.
2. Participatory of concerned stakeholders applied.
3. Knowledge management capacities of all beneficiaries enhanced.
4. Hiring Services Stations Management and performance improved.
|Target Beneficiaries||Small and Medium Farmers and Communities, Research centers, and MALR/ARC staff.|