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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Tanzania
2. Title (Full name) Rice Regional Centre of Excelence Project under Eastern Afrca Agricultural Productivity Programme (EAAPP)
3. Project Location KATRIN Ifakara and other Institutes of the Department of Research and Development (DRD) and MLDF Research and Training Centres
4. Type of project 2
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1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 2
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1. Policy,  2. R & D,  3. Extension & Training,  4. Production,  5. Marketing
6. Post-harvest, 7. Irrigation, 8. Credit,  9. Seed,  10. Other ( specify below )
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6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
IDA/World Bank
7. Cost Total: USD 30 million
8. Project duration Start: 01/03/2010
(dd/mm/yy) End: 27/02/2015
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Enhanced sustainable productivity value added and competitiveness of sub-regional agricultural system
Obj.: 1. Enhance regional specialization in agricultural rwesearch;
2. Enhance collaboration in agricutural training and tecnology dissemination;
3. Facilitatwe increased transfer of agricultural technology, information and knowledge across national bounderies.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Farmers, Processors
Secondary: Traders, Consumers.
11. Project component (activities) 1. Strengthening the Rice Regional Centre of Excellence
2. Technology Generation, Training and Dissemination
3. Improved availability of Seeds and breeds
4. Project coordination and management
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. IGerated technologies eg. new high yielding varieties
2. 7 PhD holders, 10 Masters,
3. ? Breeding, Entomology laboratories rehabilitated and modernized in research
4. 6 Offices rehabilitated
5. 6 Offices rehabilitated
13. Inputs 1. Training materials
2. Staff
3. Farmers, Processors
4. Seed varieties.
14. Implementing agency Leading: DRD( MAFC)
Cooperate:
15. Status of the project 3 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: e-mail: