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The Government of Malawi (GoM) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) are financing the seven-year (2016-2023) Programme for Rural Irrigation Development (PRIDE). The Programme is being implemented in 16 irrigation schemes in twelve districts of Malawi namely – Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhata Bay, Mzimba, Dowa, Nkhotakota, Balaka, Machinga, Zomba, Chiradzulu and Phalombe. PRIDE aims to develop 5,400 hectares of irrigated land and 12,300 hectares of rain-fed land to benefit 19,500 households. This represents a population of about 950,000. The selection of the targeted beneficiaries emphasizes on poorer households; women and female-headed households; youth and persons with disabilities.

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