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Sustainable innovation for mechanization in farming system of Minia and Fayoum
// SAMSIMIFA //

January 2017 - December 2019

Project Summary

GENERAL OBJECTIVE:

  • Providing support to sustainable agriculture mechanization, capacity building at research, agriculture cooperative associations, mechanization centers and extension centres.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:

  • Contributing to increasing agricultural sustainability through supporting and enhancing agricultural mechanization in Minia and Fayoum

MAIN ACTIVITIES:

  • Training in Italy on participatory approaches to rural development and knowledge management
  • Survey  and  situation  analyses (PRA) in target districts/structures
  • Study tour in Italy for technical and innovation update for the involved actors
  • Tender dossier preparation and participatory validation of technical specifications
  • Tenders launching, evaluation, contracting
  • Supplies and work delivery
  • Training  in Egypt of ARC/HSSARC/AEnRIand ACA personnel
  • Practical trial of new machineries and testing
  • Preparation and testing of management and technical plans

TYPE OF SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Socio-economic analyses
  • Technical assistance and training
Source of funding : Italian Cooperation, Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MALR)
Total budget : 10 000 000,00 €
Partners :
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation - Egitto
  • Central Administration of Extension Services - Egitto
  • Central Administration of Mechanization Services - Egitto
  • Central Administration of Agricultural Cooperatives - Egitto
  • Agricultural Engineering Research Institute - Egitto
  • Agriculture Research Center - Egitto