The Nthola-Ilola-Ngosi 1000ha Project

Project Description
The project has targeted land size of 1000 hectares. The overall goal of the project is to contribute to wealth creation and attainment of food and nutrition security, increased household incomes and exports through sustainable Irrigation and Agro--processing.
The specific objectives of the project is to increase the area under irrigation by 1,000 hectares, help at least 4,000 farming families exit poverty by 2022, help at least 4000 farming families adapt and use improved technologies in farming, increase productivity and production of crop through promotion of climate smart agriculture, improve market access, increase volumes and quality of value-added products and improve access to other socio-economic infrastructure.

Project Location
The project is being implemented at Mpata and Lupembe Extension Planning Area (EPA), Traditional Authority (T/A) Paramount Chief Kyungu in Karonga District and the source of water for the project will be Lake Malawi

Current status/stage of the project
Draft detailed irrigation designs and tender documents are ready.

Availability of feasibility studies
Feasibility studies, Draft Final Detailed designs and Draft Final Tender documents are available

Estimated cost of the project
The estimated cost of the project is US$15,000,000.


Dr Henrie M. Njoloma
Greenbelt Authority
Box 30776,
Lilongwe 3.

Tel      :  +2651774715 / 1774641

Cell     :  +265888940888 / 995250888

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