ZAMBIA AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH & EXTENSION PROJECT
The Main Client
The Ministry of Agriculture & Natural Resources
IDA, AfDB, NORAD, GOZ
Total Project Cost
US $40,000,000 (forty million)
1987 - 1997
Concise Description and Nature of Services Provided
Revitalisation of National research and extension services including:- preparation of national masterplans; improving donor co-ordination; research prioritisation; reorganising research network and RE management systems; supervision of major civil works programme; revision of DOA accounting procedures; manpower planning and training; procurement and monitoring and evaluation.
Contracted to provide overall management and co-ordination comprising:- Project Manager, Finance Controller, Research Management Specialist, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, and relevant short-term consultants.
The establishment of a revitalised research network with much closer co-ordination with extension.
A reorganised extension service operating the training and visit system.
Contract Value of Services Supplied
UK £2.8 million (two million)
July 1991 - March 1996