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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) Small Farms Irrigation 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)
BADEA
7. Budget USD 9,500,000
8. Project duration Start: 2 February, 2003
(dd/mm/yy) End: December, 2009
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Increase of farm household incomes and food security
Obj.: To expand irrigable land by developing 11 small scale irrigation schemes covering 820 ha. Cropping intensity is expected to increase to 200 % and incremental crop production to be about 5,000 tone per year.
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. Farmers and project extension staff will be trained and farmers will be mobilized and organized into associations.
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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