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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) Small Scale Irrigation Development Project
3. Project Location Country-wide
4. Type of project 2
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 3 7 10
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 )
Direct: Farmers organization
6. Fund sources
(Funding agency)
AfDB
7. Budget UA 15 million
8. Project duration Start: January, 2001
(dd/mm/yy) End: June, 2009
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Increase of farm household incomes and food security
Obj.: To increase crop production by having about 6,000 small-hlder farmers cultivating an area of 2,590 ha under irrigation or improved water management

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: small-holder farmers
Sec.:
11. Project component (activities) 1. Farmers' support service
2. Agriculture extension service
3. Training
4. Land Development
5. Monitoring & evaluation
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. 15 small-scale irrigation scheme of 48-210 ha is constructed.
2. 4 water conservation schemes of 40-120 ha and 12 micro-irrigation schemes of 2-24 ha are constructed.
3. GIDA's efficiency and effectiveness are improved.
4. Irrigation Farmers' Associations are organized.
5. Farmers, extension agents and project implementation staff are trained.
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency Ghana Irrigation Development Authority
15. Status of the project 3 1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
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