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PROJECT PROPOSAL

FOR
FOOD CROP PRODUCTION AND SMALL
RUMINANTS
PREPARED BY:
ALISA WOMENS FARMING PROJECT
FOR FUNDING
Name of proposal - Alisa Womens Farming Project
(Crop Production and small Ruminants.
Name of Implementing - Royail Integrated Agricultural Project
rgani!ation
Contact Address - P.. "o# $% Royail & 'unsar
(ierra 'eone) West Africa.
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Contact Persons - 1rs. Fatmata Fofana2.
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Contact Address - P "o# ,$$%.
Freeto4n) (ierra 'eone.
West Africa.
Contact Person - 1r. (idi (. 5alo6o.
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Contact Address - P "o# ,,/3%
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'ocation of Project - Panlap) 1a6arie =:anti C2iefdom)
"om:ali >istrict)
Nort2ern Pro?ince.
Project "eneficiaries - ,).-$ 1em:ers.
>uration of Project - ne (,@ year.
>ate of Commencement - August) $++A
>ate of Completion - August) $+,+
Community Contribution - $ 2,420.00 (Le 7,260,000)
Fund Request - $ 100,000 (Le 300,000,000)
ot!" - $ 102,420 (Le 307,260,000)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
*2e Alisa Womens Farming Project is a community-:ased organi!ation)
42ic2 is an 7m:rella organi!ation for Fi?e (%@ Womens association 4as
started in ,A0A.
*2is Project 4as in?ol?ed in large-scale community and indi?idual small
2olding crop production in t2e 1a6ari =:anti in t2e "om:ali >istrict of
Nort2ern (ierra 'eone.
In t2is ne4 dispensation in post 4ar (ierra 'eone Alisa Womens Farming
Project 4it2 t2e super?isory assistance of RIAP intends to assist in resetting
and re2a:ilitating t2e community people t2at originated 4it2in t2e precincts
of "om:ali >istrict.
BACKGROUND AND PROBLEMS ANALYSIS
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION
1a6ari =:anti c2iefdom) t2e identified project location is one of t2e largest
c2iefdom in t2e "om:ali >istrict) 2ad e#perience some of t2e most
gruesome) :ar:aric) de:ilitating) militating) mutilating and arson acts in t2e
,, years old ci?il conflict.
*2e c2iefdom is located in an area 4it2 t4o large ri?ers i.e. *a:ai and
1a:ole 4it2 a ?egetation structure ranging from 4ood land sa?anna) flood
plains) grass lands and inland ?alley s4amps a ?egetation and soil structure
really suita:le for crop and animal production.
Its plentiful 4ater supply t2roug2out t2e year ena:les it to accommodate
large 2uman populations cro4ded in to small farming 2amlets scattered all
o?er t2e c2iefdom.
*2e large fis2 reser?e in t2e ri?ers 4as also utili!ed to supplement food
needs of t2e community and t2e surrounding communities.
*2e turning point of t2is economic gro4t2 4it2in t2ese came on t2e freBuent
re:els attac6s in t2ese areas.
1en and Women 2ad t2eir lim:s amputated. Produce and animals 4ere
looted and facilities for agriculture ?andali!ed.
*2e 2umanitarian crisis came to a 2ead 42en t2e re:el occupied t2ese areas
up to four years. (eeds :an6s and li?estoc6 reser?e 4ere destroyed.
AlisaWomens Farming Project alone an um:rella organi!ation of Fi?e (%@
?illages lost a total of *4o t2ousand Fi?e 2undred ($)%++@ :us2els of rice
:esides ot2er field crops li6e cassa?a) mai!e and groundnuts.
As suc2 Alisa Womens Farming Project some of 42ose mem:ers2ip 2ad
t2eir lim:s amputated 2ad identified a:out $% amputees 4is2ing to resettle
in t2eir 2ome district.
*2e association is passionately appealing to your institution to support it to
ac2ie?e in its outlined o:jecti?es in colla:oration 4it2 RIAP 'unsar in post
4ar (ierra 'eone.
PROJECT LOCATION
Alisa Womens Farming Project 42ic2 2ad facilities at "alia) in t2e 1a6arie
=:anti c2iefdom decided to locate t2e main project acti?ities for community
people and amputees.
Panlap is -6m to t2e main out lets to =uinea) 4it2 a t2ri?ing 4ee6ly mar6et
featuring agriculture produce) li?estoc6 and imported commodities.
It 2ad :een selected for its pro#imity to t2e ot2er essential educational and
capacity :uilding ser?ice t2at 4ould :e needed for t2e communities.
PROBLEMS ANALYSIS
*2e mem:ers of t2e project are in dire need to de?elop t2em) :ut could not
afford t2e pro?ision of :asic inputs. *2e major pro:lem faced :y t2e project
and 42ic2 it 4ill try to address is t2e lac6 of t2e most appropriate agriculture
inputs to restart normal production acti?ities. *2ese inputs include farm
eBuipments) seeds) planting materials) and li?estoc6 for restoc6ing of lost
animals.
t2er issues9-
- 'ac6 of t2e capacity to pro?ide support ser?ice.
- *2e neglect of t2e 4omen in de?elopment acti?ities.
PROJECT OBJECTIVES
*2e o?erall o:jecti?e of t2e project is in accordance 4it2 t2e =o?ernment
Agricultural policy of increasing food production and di?ersification of t2e
present farming system so as to attain sustaina:le food security.
(P8CIA' "C8C*I<8(
- *o Increase t2e production of crops so as to attain pre-4ar production
le?el
- *o raise li?estoc6 (small ruminant) and piggery@.
- *o strengt2en t2e producti?e capacity of t2e 4omen mem:ers.
- *o create a sense of a4areness for t2e 4omen fol6 to4ards sustaina:le
agriculture production.
- *o re-organi!e and strengt2en t2e e#isting % ?illages.
ACTIVITIES
PAST ACTIVITIES
(ince t2e formation of t2e project in ,A0.) t2e e#ecuti?es 2a?e engaged in
concreti!ing and sensiti!ing t2e entire mem:ers2ip on t2eir roles and acti?e
participation on rural de?elopment. *2is sensiti!ation campaign culminated
in t2e registration of t2e Fi?e (%@ ?illages 4it2 a total mem:ers2ip of ,).-$.
In addition to t2e a:o?e) t2e project 2as em:ar6ed on food crops suc2 as
rice) cassa?a) s4eet potato and ?egeta:les.
*2e project 2as acBuired 3%+ acres of land for food crop and li?estoc6
production.
PR8(8N* AC*I<I*I8(
Currently) t2e project is em:ar6ing on t2e introduction of a small li?estoc6
component (piggery and small ruminant@ due to t2e re:els o?er Four
2undred Fifty (3%+@ :us2els of seed rice mo?ed :y t2e project) 4ere looted.
*2e project only culti?ated -% acres of rice.
P'ANN8> AC*I<I*I8(
>epending on t2e a?aila:ility of funds) t2e project intends to em:ar6 on t2e
culti?ation of 3%+ acres of major food crop and t2e raising of li?estoc6
(piggery and small ruminants@.
In addition incoming generation sc2eme (Agro-processing@ 4ill :e introduce
so t2at t2e cassa?a produce :y project mem:ers could :e processed into 2ig2
Buality gari starc2.
PROJECT SUPPORT DURATION
*2e project is soliciting assistance for a period of ne (,@ year. *2ere after it
4ill :e in position to finance its operation from t2e re?ol?ing fund t2at 4ill
:e esta:lis2ed.
PRC8C* "8N8FICIARI8(
*2e direct project :eneficiaries 4ould :e t2e project mem:ers and t2eir
2ouse2old mem:ers from t2e project ?illage. A total of ,).-$ 4omen
farmers and t2eir families 4ould :enefit directly as follo4s9
>IR8C* PRC8C* "8N8FICIARI8(

SEX
DISTRIBUTION
AGE DISTRIBUTION (YEAR)
LOCATION
FEMALE MALE
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PROJECT MET'ODOLOGY
*2e met2odology to :e adopted :y t2e project is t2e participatory approac2.
*2e Alisa Womens Farming Project operates in t2is ?illage. *2is ?illage
2as t2ree groupsD Associations. *2e project 4ill operates a communal farm
at t2e project 2eadBuarters at t2e same time distri:ute a?aila:le inputs to t2e
project :eneficiaries. *2ese inputs 4ill :e reco?ered and recycle to ot2er
:eneficiaries until all project mem:ers are :eing ser?iced.
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*2e major pro:lem faced :y t2e project and 42ic2 t2e project 4ill try to
address is t2e lac6 of t2e most appropriate agricultural input to restart
normal production acti?ities. *2ese inputs include farm eBuipment) seeds)
planting materials) and li?estoc6. t2er priority areas to :e addressed are9
- 'ac6 of t2e capacity to pro?ide agricultural support ser?ices
- *2e neglect of t2e 4omen in de?elopment acti?ities.
BENEFICIARIES PARTICIPATION AND
CONTRIBUTION:
*2e project :eneficiaries 2ad participated in t2e identification and planning
of t2e project. (ince it deals 4it2 t2eir economics 4ell-:eing. >uring t2e
implementation of t2e project) :eneficiaries 4ould contri:ute t2e9
- 7ns6illed la:or
- 'ocal materials (stic6s) stones) sand etc.@
- 'and for t2e culti?ation and construction of animal s2eds.
IMPLEMENTATION STARTEGY
*2e under mentioned strategies 4ill :e carried out to ac2ie?e t2e set
o:jecti?es9
- Community mo:ili!ation and sensiti!ation for t2e furt2er
understanding of t2e project.
- *raining of Alisa Womens Farming Project e#ecuti?e and animators
on t2e planning) implementation) monitoring and management of
especially agricultural project.
- Registration of targeted :eneficiaries (Women in farming families
4it2in t2e operational communities@.
- Purc2ase and distri:ution of ?ia:le seeds. RIAP 'unsar and t2e trained
e#ecuti?e of AWFP 4ill ensure t2at certified seeds appro?ed :y t2e
seed :oard are :oug2t.
- Pro?ision of food for 4or6 to assist t2e farm families in t2e 2unger
period and protect t2e seeds from :een eaten. RIAP 'unsar 2as a
memorandum of understanding 4it2 Alisa Womens Farming Project
to supply food to e?ery certified farmer 42o is in?ol?ed in farming.
- Purc2ase and distri:ution of li?estoc6 (pigs) s2eep) =oat@.
- (uper?ision) monitoring) reporting and e?aluation of project acti?ities.
PRC8C* (7(*AINA"I'I*F9
It is e#pected t2at 4it2 t2e pro?ision of finds) t2e project 4ill :e a:le to
ac2ie?e its o:jecti?es. *2e maintenance of t2e project 4ill en2ance :y t4o
($@ types of account t2at 4ill :e esta:lis2ed. In addition to t2ese) t2e
resurrect e#penditure 4ould :e met from t2e re?ol?ing fund) after
termination of donor fund t2is 4ill en2ance t2e project continuation after
donor funding is terminated.
I1PAC* N 8N<IRN18N*9
*2e depletion of t2e forest and tree crop) due to demands for fuel 4ood and
tim:er acti?ities 2as increased run off and soil erosion especially on deri?ed
4aters2eds leading to loss of soil nutrients) situation of 4ater4ays and
damaged to fis2eries.
*2e Project 42en fully implement 4ill try to em:ar6 on acti?ities t2at 4ill
conser?e t2e en?ironment.
ROLE OF WOMEN
Women produce /+G of t2e food crop reBuirements and 2andle t2e
processing of food crops suc2 as rice) cassa?a and groundnut. In addition)
4omen are responsi:le for food preparation) c2ildcare) and 2ouse
management) 42ic2 influence t2eir time and energy for agricultural
acti?ities.
Institutional in?ol?ement of 4omen in t2e project area de?elopment is ?ery
minimal. *2ere is t2e need to integrate t2em into mainstream de?elopment)
42ic2 reBuires an e#pansion of t2e scope for 6no4ledge and s6ills. *2ere
are many areas 42ere 4omen de?elopment programmed 4it2 ?arying
o:jecti?es can :e implemented suc2 as t2is project.
PRC8C* R8P'ICA"I'I*F9
*2is project 42en fully implemented 4ill ser?e as a modelD pilot project)
42ic2 4ill :e replicated in ot2er areas of t2e C2iefdom.
1NI*RIN= AN> 8<A'7A*IN9
*2e project mem:ers and community are responsi:le for monitoring project
implementation and made necessary recommendations at general and
e#ecuti?e meetings for effecti?es decision-ma6ing. :ser?ations) field ?isit
and group discussions 4ill form part of t2e participatory monitoring
met2odology.
In addition to t2e a:o?e) speciali!ed monitoring teams 4ill :e reBuested
from t2e implementing agency RIAP to conduct in-dept2 project e?aluation
and to ma6e necessary recommendations for :etter project implementation
and replication.
INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY
*2e Alisa Womens Farming Project 2as carried out similar project in t2e
past in one or more of t2e operational communities t2ere 4as a seed :an6
project 42ic2 in?ol?ed o?er *4o t2ousand Fi?e 2undred and (i#ty ($)%/+@
:us2els of 2us6 rice and 8ig2t 2undred and Fifty-fi?e (0%%@ :us2els of 2us6
groundnut :ut 4as looted :y t2e re:els.
*2e use RIAP 'unsar as super?ising agency and t2e training of 8#ecuti?es
and Animators of "WFP 4ill ensure an affecti?e deli?ery system. *2e
capacity of t2e institution 4ill :e de?eloped to 2ig2 le?el to a:le to 2andle
management of t2e project.
DONOR AGENCY CONTRIBUTION
E(UIPMENT
NO ITEMS NO OF
BENEFICIARIES
(UALITY UNIT COST IN
LEONES
TOTAL COST
IN LEONES
1 T")*+," )-.
)**/##,"0/
#
11234 1 44$1000100050
0
44$10001000500
4 G)"0
P",*/##0-6
M)*70-/
11234 4 1$001000500 810001000500
3 M0990-6
M)*70-/
11234 1 1:10001000500 1:10001000500
S;< +,+)9 L/
4$410001000500
DONOR AGENCYS CONTRIBUTION
CROP PRODUCTION
#$ %&'( #$ $F
)&#&F%C%*R%&(
+,*#%-
.&R
/%LL*0&
,#% C$(
%# L&$#&(
$*L C$(
%# L&$#&(
, Rice ,).-$ /%+ "us2els -+)+++.++ ,A)%++)+++.++
$ =roundnut ,).-$ /%+ "us2els $+)+++.++ ,-)+++)+++.++
- Cassa?a
cotton
,).-$ $++ "ags /)+++.++ -)A++)+++.++
TOTAL
'e
-/)3++)+++.++
DONOR AGENCYS CONTRIBUTION
BUDGET LINE ITEM
LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION
NO ITEMS
NO OF
BENEFICIARIES
(UANTITY
PER
VILLAGE
UNIT
COST IN
LEONES
TOTAL
COST IN
LEONES
, (2eep
Female
1ale
,).-$
-+
,+
$%+)+++
$$+)+++
.)%++)+++
$)$++)+++
$ =oat
Nanny
Ee =oat
,).-$
-+
,+
$$+)+++
,0+)+++
/)/++)+++
,)0++)+++
- Pigs
(o4
"oar
,).-$
-+
,+
,.%)+++
,/+)+++
%)$%+)+++
,)/++)+++
TOTAL
$3)A%+)+++
DONOR AGENCYS CONTRIBUTION GRAIN STORE
(BUILDING)
N
O
ITEMS (UANTI
TY
UNIT COST
IN LEONES
TOTAL COST IN
LEONES
, Corrugated Iron (2eets ,% :undles -++)+++ 3)%++)+++
$ Cement -$+ :ags -%)+++ ,,)$++)+++
- *im:er9 ,H # ,$H #,$ 0% "oards ,3)+++ ,),A+)+++
3 *im:er9 $H # ,$H # ,$ 3+ Pieces ,%)+++ /++)+++
% *im:er9 -H # 3H # ,$ ,0 Pieces ,-)+++ $)-3+)+++
/ *im:er9 $H # 3 # ,$ .+ pieces /)+++ 3$+)+++
. *im:er9 $ # - # ,$ /% pieces $).++ ,.%)+++
0 1.(. rods9 IH # -0 0+ lengt2 -+)+++ $)3++)+++
A 1.(. rods9 JH # -0 ,/ lengt2 ,%)+++ $3+)+++
,+ Roofing nails /+ pac6ets -+)+++ ,)0++)+++
,, Eead pans / ,0)+++ ,+0)+++
,$ (2o?els % (2o?els 3%)+++ $$%)+++
,- W2eel :arro4s - rolls ,++)+++ -++)+++
,3 "inding 4ires , roll A+)+++ A+)+++
,% >ou:le steel doors , -%+)+++ -%+)+++
,/ (ingle steel doors , ,.%)+++ ,.%)+++
,. Windo4 panes -+ 3)+++ ,$+)+++
,0 Wire mes2 , roll .%)+++ .%)+++
,A Wire nails (Assorted@ $%+ pac6ets %)+++ ,)$%+)+++
$+ *o4er :olts 3 3+)+++ ,/+)+++
$, 'oc6ers - -+)+++ A+)+++
$$ Paints (Assorted@ -% gallons $%)+++ 0.%)+++
$- paint :rus2es (Assorted@ 0 %)+++ 3+)+++
**A'
'e $0).$-)+++

DONOR AGENCYS CONTRIBUTION PIG STY
(BUILDING)
N
O
ITEMS (UANTI
TY
UNIT COST
IN LEONES
TOTAL COST IN
LEONES
, Corrugated Iron (2eets ,$ :undles -++)+++ -)/++)+++
$ Cement $%+ :ags -%)+++ 0).%+)+++
- *im:er9 ,H # ,$H #,$ /+ "oards ,3)+++ 03+)+++
3 *im:er9 $H # ,$H # ,$ -+ Pieces ,%)+++ 3%+)+++
% *im:er9 -H # 3H # ,$ ,+ Pieces ,-)+++ ,-+)+++
/ *im:er9 $H # 3 # ,$ %+ pieces /)+++ -++)+++
. *im:er9 $ # - # ,$ 3+ pieces $).++ ,+0)+++
0 1.(. rods9 IH # -0 %% lengt2 -+)+++ ,)/%+)+++
A 1.(. rods9 JH # -0 ,+ lengt2 ,%)+++ ,%+)+++
,+ Roofing nails 3+ pac6ets %)+++ $++)+++
,, Eead pans / Eead pans ,0)+++ ,+0)+++
,$ (2o?els % (2o?els 3%)+++ $$%)+++
,- W2eel :arro4s - 42eel
:arro4s
,++)+++ -++)+++
,3 "inding 4ires , roll A+)+++ A+)+++
,% >ou:le steel doors $ $%+)+++ %++)+++
,/ (ingle steel doors , ,.%)+++ ,.%)+++
,. Windo4 panes ,$ 3)+++ 30)+++
,0 Wire mes2 3 roll .%)+++ -++)+++
,A Wire nails (Assorted@ ,%+ pac6ets %)+++ .%+)+++
$+ *o4er :olts 3 3+)+++ ,/+)+++
$, 'oc6ers - -+)+++ A+)+++
$$ Paints (Assorted@ $$ gallons $%)+++ %%+)+++
$- paint :rus2es (Assorted@ / %)+++ -+)+++
**A'
'e ,A)-%3)+++
DONOR AGENCYS CONTRIBUTION
TRANSPORTATION AND LABOR COST
NO ITEMS (UANTITY
UNIT
COST IN
LEONES
TOTAL COST
IN LEONES
,
*ransportation 'ump
(um
,)0%+)+++
$
'a:or 'ump
(um
$)A++)+++
TOTAL COST
3).%+)+++
LOCAL CONTRIBUTION
NO
ITEMS (UANTITY
UNIT COST
IN LEONES
TOTAL COST IN
LEONES
, 'and 0%+ acres %)+++ ,)%++)+++.++
$ (tic6s ,3 do!en ,+)+++ %++)+++.++
- Food for
Wor6
'ump (um ,)/%+)+++ ,)+++)+++.++
3 (and 0 trips 0+)+++ /3+)+++
% "all (tones 3 trips .+)+++ $0+)+++
/ "ro6en
(tones
% trips /+)+++ -++)+++
TOTAL
'e .)$/+)+++
P",=/*+ B;.6/+ S;>>)"! 0- L/,-/# )-. D,99)"#
N, I+/># T,+)9 *,#+ 0-
L/,-/#
D,-,"
C,-+"0<;+0,-
I- L/,-/#
L,*)9
C,-+"0<;+0,-
0- L/,-/#
1
8Buipments $$%)+++)+++ $$%)+++)+++
4
Crop Production -/)3++)+++ -/)3++)+++
3
'i?estoc6
Production
,A)-.+)+++ ,A)-.+)+++

=rain (tore K
Animal (2elter
30)+..)+++ 30)+..)+++
$
*ransportation ,)0%+)+++ ,)0%+)+++
%
'a:or $)A++)+++ $)A++)+++
2
'ocal Contri:ution .)$/+)+++ .)$/+)+++
:
1iscellaneous ,)%++)+++
**A' 'e -+.)$/+)+++
L ,+$)3$+
'e -++)+++)+++
L ,++)+++
'e .)$/+)+++
L $)3$+