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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Rwanda
2. Title (Full name) Capacity building of rice extension services in Rwanda
3. Project Location Southern, Eastern, Western 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





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. Suggested Funding agency NGO, Government, IRRI, Africa Rice Center, JICA, USAID, FAO, Koica, China
7. Budget 700,000 USD recurring (Recruitment: 400,000 USD per year, Training: 300,000 USD per year)
8. Project duration 4 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve rice extension services by enhancing the capacity and efficiency of
Obj.: - Increase number of extension service personnel in all rice growing schemes,
- Improve the technical skills of service personel through training,

- Develop adequate infrastructure for generation and assessment of on-farm technologies,

- Establish routine programs for training of trainers (ToT)

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, Rice extension staff
Sec.: Actors along the rice value chain
11. Project component (activities) 1. Capacity Building: Recruitment of extension staff through cost-sharing with rice farmers (40%)
2. Capacity Building: Training of extension staff
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Number of rice farmers receiving extension services increased
2. Rice farmer:Extension staff ratio significantly decreased
3. Quality of rice extension services improved
4. Adoption of improved on-farm technologies increased
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