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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Ethiopia
2. Title (Full name) Capacitate and operationalise Farmer Training Centres (FTCs) in rice growing areas for effective technology dissemination
3. Project Location Rice production areas (Amhara, Tigrai, Oromia, SNNPR, Gambella, Benishangulu Gumuz, Somali and Afar)
4. Type of project 1
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1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields of support (multiple selection) 1
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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 JICA, SAA, IWMI, IDE, KOICA, MEDA, WB, AfDB, CIDA, USAID, NGOs
7. Budget 1.4 million USD
8. Duration
4 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: To strengthen the capacity of FTCs in rice growing areas
Obj.: - Capacitate infrastructure and human resources of FTCs,
- Improve service delivery of FTCs,
- Operationalise FTCs in rice technology dissemination
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: DAs and small scale rice growers in rice production areas

Sec: Traders, Agro dealers, consumers
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Improve training and demonstration facilities at FTCs
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Develop extension materials for rice production technologies
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Strengthen linkages with research and other stakeholders along the
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1.
Increased capacities in training, demonstration, and technology
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Extension materials on improved rice technologies disseminated
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Linkages with stakeholder strengthened
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