Mozambique Policy Analysis and Planning Capacity for Improved Food Security and Nutrition Outcomes - MOZCAPAN [2012 - 2016]

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Project end date: September 17, 2016

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Overview

MSU/AFRE has worked with the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG) in Mozambique since 1991. The collaboration has been aimed at increasing MINAG’s capacity to formulate and implement facilitative agricultural sector policies, strategies, and institutional reforms. Since 2004, assistance has also been provided to the Mozambique National Agricultural Research Institute (IIAM).

Since October 2012, with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a new Program (Mozambique Policy Analysis and Planning Capacity for Improved Food Security and Nutrition Outcomes (MOZCAPAN) was launched.  Prior work by MSU/AFRE in Mozambique was funded by USAID through the FS II and FSA Cooperative Agreements (see results below in history section)

Objectives

MOZCAPAN concentrates in four action areas:

  • Support the development and implementation of the CAADP/PEDSA Agriculture and Food Security Country Investment Plan (PNISA),
  • Strengthen the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system for the CAADP/PEDSA/PNISA and the United States Government (USG) Feed the Future (FTF) initiative,
  • Conduct policy relevant research and outreach,
  • Build capacity of a Mozambique agriculture/food security/nutrition policy network.

Implementation: Apr. 2013 - Sept. 2016

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History of AFRE/FSG Work in Mozambique Prior to Mozcapan

  • FS III Mozambique Study 2002 – 2004   -  Later Became “Mozambique Policy Analysis and Planning Capacity for Improved Food Security and Nutrition Outcomes – MOZCAPAN”
  • FS II Mozambique Study  1990 - 2001

  • FSA Mozambique Study  1990 – 1992

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