RURAL MARKET ACCESS PROJECT (PROMER): Land Tenure (DUAT) Registration and Regularization Project Targeting Individual and Famers Groups Supported by PROMER
Client – MINISTRY OF LAND, ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT (MITADER)/National Rural Development Directorate (DNDR)
Location – Nampula & Zambézia – Mozambique
Year – November 2018 – August 2019
Duration – 9 months
Description of Project:
General objective was to formalize land use rights of 156 Associations (Farmers’ Organizations) and 9,030 parcels of land occupied by individual farmers either from PROMER OPs, and/or other indirect PROMER beneficiaries, contributing to (i) strengthening the capacity of occupants in good faith and by customary norms and practices, (ii) protection of the rights of occupants in good faith and through customary norms and practices, of local communities, promoting citizenship and sustainable development, and (iii) consolidate the land management and administration system.
Description of actual services provided by Verde Azul within the assignment:
Land Tenure Security, within the scope of PROMER, envisage two major stakeholders:
(i) First to support Farmers’ Associations, Forum, Federations and Agro-dealers in the demarcation of their areas (production and implantation of business infrastructures, warehouse or agro-processing facilities), through facilitating the DUAT request/processing,
(ii) Second, targeting beneficiaries (individuals / members of the associations), through RDUAT.
(iii) VA implemented and completed the field activities, i.e. survey and registration of the planned parcels in the four (4) districts of Block C, namely Ribáué, Malema, Alto Molócue and Gurué, in the provinces of Nampula, and Zambézia, respectively.