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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) Improvement of Drought Tolerance of Rice through Within-Species Gene Transfer
3. Project Location Tamale
4. Type of project 1
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 2 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 )
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6. Fund sources
(Funding agency)
AGRA
7. Budget USD 35,000 (Grant for Education for African Crop Improvement)
8. Project duration Start: September, 2007
(dd/mm/yy) End: April, 2009
9. Goal and objectives Goal:
Obj.: To improve drought tolerance of rice through within-species gene transfer
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Reasecher
Sec.:
11. Project component (activities) 1. Research


12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Drought tolerance of rice is improved through within-species gene transfer.


13. Inputs

14. Implementing agency Savanna Agicultural Research Institute (SARI), Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
15. Status of the project 4 1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
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