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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) Ghana Rice Inter-professional Body
3. Project Location Upper East, Upper West, Northern and Volta Regions
4. Type of project 1

1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 5 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 )
10. Capacity building
6. Fund sources
(Funding agency)
AFD
7. Budget Euro 0.14 million
8. Project duration Start: 2008
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2012
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Food security and povery reduction
Obj.: To promote the development of the Ghanaian Rice sector
*GRIB: made up of private sector stakeholders in the rice industry with good core of technocrates as obserbers' members. Registered as a company limited by guarantee in October, 2004.


10. Target beneficiaries Direct: 8,000 members
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11. Project component (activities) 1. Re-enforcing the capacity of GRIB to respond to the needs of its members
2. Improving dialogue among all stakeholders participating in the rice sector structure
3. Facilitate the implementation of studies and other initiatives to enhance acknowledgment of locally produced rice asa aquality product on the national market
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Sustaining GRIB activities including:
2. - advocacy on national rice production and consumption
3. - conduct of surveys and studies on the rice sector
4. - access to colour sorter managed by GRIB
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency Ghana Rice Inter-professional Body
15. Status of the project 3 1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems Delay of implementation
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