Project Description:

The programme will encourage the development and refinement of the existing technologies and practices with the intent of modifying them to suit the farmers' conditions and promote them for adoption. In order to facilitate realization of this aspiration, the Ministry of Agriculture is engaging various cooperating partners in designing, initiating and implementing various investment programmes and interventions. SAPP is one development programme designed and aligned to ASWAp to achieve rapid results with visible and tangible beneficiary impacts.

Main Goal/Objective:

The Programme goal is to contribute to poverty reduction and improved food security among the rural population. The specific development objective is to achieve a viable and sustainable smallholder agricultural sector employing good agricultural practices (GAPs). The program’s main emphasis is to enhance agricultural productivity based on simple, affordable GAPs to help bridge the considerable disparity between actual and potential crop yields.

Project Components:

  1. Adaptive Research & Knowledge Management

1.1:   Adaptive Research

1.2:   Knowledge Management & Communication

  1. Farmer Adoption of Good Agricultural Practices

2.1:  Improved Agriculture Extension

2.2:  Access to Key Agricultural Inputs

  1. Programme Coordination


Project Period/Duration       

 01 January  2012 to 31 December 2021 = 9 years

 Project Implementation Areas:

Chitipa District

Lilongwe District

Nkhotakota District

Balaka District

Blantyre  District

Chiradzulu District

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Ministry of Agriculture Headquarters,

P.O. Box 30134, Lilongwe 3

Phone: +265 (0) 1 788 738

Fax: +265 (0) 1 788 908


Physical Location:Ministry of Agriculture

Headquarters Building,

Capital Hill, Lilongwe