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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Rwanda
2. Title (Full name) Regular and periodical training of rice growers through Farmer Field School and other approaches
3. Project Location Eastern, Western, and Southern provinces, and Kigali City
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1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
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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. Suggested Funding agency NGO, Government, FAO, JICA, Koica
7. Budget 3.6 million USD
8. Project duration 4 seasons (2 years)
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve the capacity of rice growers on rice production, post harvesting, processing and marketing skills through periodical training programs
Obj.: - Increase farmers' knowledge on improved technologies on rice production and post-harvest related aspects,
- Promote farmer-to-farmer dissemination of technologies

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, Cooperatives
Sec.: Extension staff
11. Project component (activities) 1. On-farm training: Establish Farmers Field School and/or other farmer-to farmer extension approaches in all rice growing areas
2. Provision/Support: Provide necessary tools, machineries and other inputs (pesticides, fungicides, fertilizers, etc.) to promote farmer-to-farmer dissemination of technologies
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Increased adoption rate of technologies on production, post harvesting and storage of rice in marshlands
2. Increased usage of small tools in on-farm activities of rice growers
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