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Ghana rice projects

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
3.

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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Increased production of NERICA rice

2.

3.

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5.
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:
Key Word:

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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) An Emergency Initiative to Boost Rice Production (USAID – SARI)
3. Project Location Upper East, Upper West and Northern Regions
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.
3,
8.
9.

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)
USAID


7. Cost Total: USD 1,274,000


8. Project duration Start: 2008

(dd/mm/yy) End: 2010

9. Goal and objectives Goal: To boost domestic rice production in three Northern Regions to mitigate possible rice shortages using combination of quality rice seed and efficient use of mineral fertilizer and technical assitance to rice farmers

Obj.: 1. Farmers have access to quality seeds
2. Access fertilizer
3. access to good agronomic practices
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Farmers (10,000)
Secondary:
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Improved farmer access to seed
2.
Improved farmer access to fertilizer
3.
Improved farmer access to technoloy
4.

12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Reach 10,000 farmers by end of project

2. Build capacity of seed growers, farmers and input dealers

3. Strengthen stakeholder linkages along the value chain

4.

5.
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency Leading: CSIR-SARI, CRS and IFDC
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:
Key Word:

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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) Expanded Rice Programme
3. Project Location National
4. Type of project 4.



1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 3.
4.
5.
6.
8.
9.
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)
GoG


7. Cost Total: USD


8. Project duration Start: 2008

(dd/mm/yy) End: Ongoing

9. Goal and objectives Goal: To increase food security and household income

Obj.: To produce quality rice in high volumes

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Farmers
Secondary: Policy Makers
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Improved access to and use of seed
2.
Improved access to mechanised services
3.
Access to extension services
4.
Provision of input and service credit
5.
Improved post harvest handling and marketing
6.
Improve warehousing facilities
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Increased productivity and output of quality rice

2.

3.

4.

5.
13. Inputs Qualified and dedicated frontline staff
50% government subsidy on fertilizer
14. Implementing agency Leading: MoFA
Cooperate:
15. Status of the project 3.
1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems Approach need to be modified: farmer should be 80% responsible for field activities, improve startegy for credit recovery, private sector be more involved in input and service delivery
17. Person in charge Name: e-mail:
Key Word:

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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) Kpong Irrigation Project
3. Project Location Asutuare/Akuse
4. Type of project 2.
4.


1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 2.
4.
5.
6.
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8.
9.
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)
World Bank


7. Cost Total: USD


8. Project duration Start: 2009

(dd/mm/yy) End: 2012

9. Goal and objectives Goal:

Obj.:

10. Target beneficiaries Direct:
Secondary:
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Demostrations on farmers fields (Research and Training)
2.
Provision of credit
3.
Provision of specialised services
4.
Strenghening of FBO's
5.
Infrastructural development (feeder roads)
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Steady increase in yields on farmers fields

2. Improved marketing

3.

4.

5.
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency Leading:
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:
Key Word:

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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) GCSP/GHA/028/UNO – Dissemination of Improved Rice Production Systems with Emphasis on Nerica to Reduce Food Deficit and Improve Farmers Income in Ghana (UN-FAO/UNIDO-JAPAN GOV’T)
3. Project Location Kintampo-North, Attebubu, Ejisu-Juaben, Tamale, Juabiso Bia, Akim Mansa, Kwaebibirem, Kadjebi
4. Type of project 1.



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




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)
UN Human Security Fund

7. Cost Total: USD 970,415


8. Project duration Start: 2011

(dd/mm/yy) End: 2014

9. Goal and objectives Goal: To contribute to food security and poverty alleviation of the rural population

Obj.: 1. transfer NERICA and other improved varieties and intergrated crop management systems
2. facilitate access to and use of appropriate harvest and post harvest equipment and tools
3. strenghthen capacities of farmer based organisations
4. facilitate access to quality seed including NERICA varieties
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: farmers, processors, artisans, consumers
Secondary: Policy Makers
11. Project component (activities) 1.
seed production and dissemination
2.
Improved access to and use of credit
3.
Capacity building ( IRM, equipment fabrication)
4.

12. Expected results (outputs) 1. increased farmers income

2. increased food security

3.

4.

5.
13. Inputs Collaboration with research institutions and universities
14. Implementing agency Leading: MoFA
Cooperate:
15. Status of the project 1.
1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: e-mail:
Key Word: rice, food security, production systems

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