OCP School Laboratory Project (OSL)
ADP Mbozi has been contracted to implement OCP School laboratory (OSL) project in 100 Villages in four districts of Songwe region. The project is a five months’ contract started on 15 April 2019 and ended on 17th September 2019. The targeted beneficiaries were 10,000 small holder farmers. A total number of 3000 farmers out of 10,000 targeted to be benefited from fertilization recommendations. A total number of 100 villages engaged in the project clustered into routes or caravans for easier execution of the project. The implementation of the project was done through 5 identified routes. The first route had 35 villages, second caravan had 18 villages, the third caravan had 24 villages, fourth of caravan had 12 villages and fifty route had 11 villages. Moreover, drinks and snacks, tents were supplied to the beneficiaries during the meeting campaigns.
Goal of the project was to increase yield and incomes of small holder farmers on strategic crops by offering a full set of agricultural services through mobilization of the 10,000 farmers on soil Analysis and testing and Capacity building to 10,000 farmers on good Agricultural practices in Songwe regions.
- 10,000 farmers identified for good agricultural practices training
- 3,000 farmers advised on soil fertilization management
- 100 sites identified for each caravan making.
- 10,000 producers sensitized to participate in caravan activities.
- 100 OSL Village meeting campaign organized
- Caravan activities good orders are ensured.
- 10,000 farmers trained on good agricultural practices
- 100 Extension officers orientated on OSL project
- Farmers data base for 10,000 Farmers developed
The following were the districts targeted to assignment and its corresponding expected beneficiaries in Songwe region.
No. Directly Beneficiaries
This section provides summary of activities implemented and the corresponding deliverables achieved. Table 2 below depicts overall project performance up to September 2019 in which the overall performance against planned the targeted in each deliverable is 100 Percent. ADP Mbozi implemented the assignment successful where 10,664 (3,977) were trained on GAP. The trained farmers in Mbozi counts 2,772, Momba 2,045, Ileje 3443 farmers, Tunduma Town ouncil 1,110 and Songwe district 1,294. A total of 3, 014 out the target benefited fertilizer recommendations.
Activities Per Component
Outcomes/ Immediately Results
Project life span actuals
(i)To identify the villages itinerary, communities and farmers benefiting from the project
Villages to be benefited with OSL Tanzania Project
Number of villages identified
(ii) Use different methods or techniques to identify, sensitize and invite farmers to attend GAPs training
Farmers are identified, sensitized and invited to attend GAPs training
Number of identified, sensitized and invited to attend GAPs training
10,664 invited for GAPs training
(iii) To identify the farmers who will receive fertilizer recommendation (FR) for maize farming
Farmers identified from
Number of farmers benefited with FR
3,014 farmers invited for FR
(i)To conduct training on good agricultural practices (GAPs)
Farmers acquired knowledge and improve productivity
Number of farmers trained on GAPs
10,664 Farmers trained on GAPs
(ii)To provide advice on fertilizer management for maize crop
Farmers received FR and improve productivity for maize crop
Number of farmers received/benefited with FR
3,014 farmers invited for FR
Logistics and event support
village sites to be identified for caravan activities
Number of sites
Maize farmers to be sensitized, and invited to participate in the caravan activities
Number of farmers sensitized, and invited to participate in the caravan activities
10,664 farmers sensitized
Farmer enjoy refreshment during GAPs training
Number of farmers enjoyed refreshment
10,678 SHFs enjoyed refreshment
Weekly Project Report written and submitted
Progress Project report is prepared and shared on Weekly basis
Number of weekly report
20 reports prepared