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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Rwanda
2. Title (Full name) Rehabilitation and Maintenance of reclaimed marshlands in Rwanda
3. Project Location Eastern, Western, Southern provinces and Kigali City
4. Type of project 1
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1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 7
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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 )
10. Infrastructure
6. Suggested Funding agency Government, World Bank, African Development Bank, NGO, EU, Private Sector
7. Budget 9.0 million USD
8. Project duration 4 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Increase area under rice production and improve productivity in existing marshlands
Obj.: - Establish the needs and degree of rehabilitation required in older and
recently reclaimed marshlands,
- Rehabilitate the marshlands that require
reclamation,
- Put in place a sustainable mechanism for routine and
periodical maintenance of marshlands and irrigation structures
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, Casual labors
Sec.: Rice consumers
11. Project component (activities) 1. Survey: Conduct survey in older and recently reclaimed marshlands, and identify and map the areas that require rehabilitation and renovation of
2. Rehabilitation: Rehabilitate areas that need to be rendered suitable for rice cultivation
3. Future Maintenance: Establish a sustainable system for routine and periodical maintenance of the rehabilitated marshland areas by the rice growers themselves (cost and responsibility) through proper land and water
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Cultivated area under rice increased in old and new marshlands
2. Sustainability of rice cultivation in marshlands improved
3. Total rice production in the country increased
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