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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Tanzania
2. Title (Full name) Accelarated Food Security Project under the Global Food Crises Response Program
3. Project Location 65 selected participating districts
4. Type of project 2

1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection)

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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)
World Bank and United Republic of Tanzania
7. Cost Total: US$299 million (World Bank US$ 160 million; URT US$ 139 million
8. Project duration Start: 09/06/2009
(dd/mm/yy) End: 30/06/2012
9. Goal and objectives Goal: To improve food security in Tanzania by increasing food prodcution and productivity and averting a potential food crissis arising from persistently high food and input prices
Obj.: To contribute to higher food production and productivty in targetted areas by improving farmers' access to critical agricultural inputs
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: 2,500,000 farmers
Secondary:
11. Project component (activities) 1. Improving access to agricultural inputs (fertlizers and seeds)
2. Strengthening the input supply chain
3. Project Management and Monitoring and Impact Evaluation
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Increased production and productivity of maize and rice
2. Increased productivity of paddy from 1.74 tons/ha to 3.1 tons/ha
3. Increased productivity of maize from 1.12 tons/ha to 2.7-3 tons/ha
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13. Inputs 1.
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14. Implementing agency Leading: Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives
Cooperate:
15. Status of the project 3 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge