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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Ethiopia
2. Title (Full name) Expansion of rice cultivation area through small scale river diversions in rice growing areas
3. Project Location Drought prone upland and rainfed rice production areas in Amhara, Tigrai, Oromia, SNNPR, Gambella, Benishangulu Gumuz, Somali and Afar regions
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) 2
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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, WB, USAID, AfDB, EU, CIDA & NGOs
7. Budget 5.5 million USD
8. Duration
4 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Promote the use of untapped land and water resources for increased rice production
Obj.: - Improve equitable access to irrigation water,
- Capacitate small scale farmers in rice production in drought prone areas,
- Capacitate small scale farmers in irrigation scheme management
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Small scale rice growers in rice production areas
Sec: Traders, wholesalers, consumers
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Improve access to irrigation in drought prone areas
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Sensitize and organize farmers on water resource management
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Training: Water management and rice production
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1.
Improved access to irrigation in rice production
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Improved skill and knowledge of rice producers under irrigation
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Increased rice production
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