Mitigating Disaster in Mozamique
A severe drought in Southern and Central Mozambique in 2009/2010 resulted in the loss of 32 percent of planted area with an estimated 92,000 households a!ected. The next year, some of those same areas were hit by floods. Those areas most affected by floods and droughts were located in Maputo, Gaza, Inhambane, Sofala and Manica provinces.
The objective of this emergency response project was to assist 600,000 individuals (120,000 households) in the 60 most affected districts in five
provinces (Maputo, Gaza, Inhambane, Sofala and Manica) recover from extensive crop loss due to floods and droughts by providing access to improved, drought-tolerant, OFSP varieties just released in 2011.
Key Project Information
Committed to bringing OFSP to rural populations in MozambiqueFollowing a severe drought and then flooding in Southern and Central Mozambique in 2009–2011 the International Potato Center (CIP) (at the request of the Mozambique Government) developed a response...
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