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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) Improving Organic Matter content of soil for increased yield of NERICA
3. Project Location Kwaebibrim and Hohoe districts
4. Type of project 1.



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




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 )
10.
Capacity Building
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
FARA


7. Cost Total: USD 30,000


8. Project duration Start: 2006

(dd/mm/yy) End: 2011

9. Goal and objectives Goal: Increase productivity of Nerica

Obj.: Improve OM content for increased yield of NERICA

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Farmers
Secondary: University of Ghana
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Integrated soil fertility management with NERICA
2.
Assessment of socio-economic impact on farmers
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Increased production of NERICA rice

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13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency Leading: University of Ghana, College of Agric. and Consumer Sciences - Legon
Cooperate:
15. Status of the project 3.
1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: e-mail:
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