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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Madagascar
2. Title (Full name) Programme de Soutien dans la Région de la Sofia pour le Développement Rural Intégré (PSSDRI/AKF)
3. Project Location Mandritsara, Befandriana Nord, Befandriana, Bealanana and Port Berger districts in the Sofia Region
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 5
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 )
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
7. Cost Total: 7.038 million USD
8. Project duration Start: 2007
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2013
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Increase the profitability of rice and competitiveness of the value chain of rice
Obj.: Contribute to a more intensive and efficient use of inland valleys
Strengthen the capacities of farmers and the other market players within the value chain
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: poor rice farmers in the region of Sofia
11. Project component (activities) 1. observe and analysis the working environment to identify major constraints
2. test, adapt, innovative options for improved and integrated rice management
3. make decisions for action, trying out new idears, learn by douing, observe, compare, interpret:
4. organize for individual and concerted actions
5. create functional networks with other farmers, chain actors, agricultural extension/research services and other support services.
12. Expected results (outputs)
13. Inputs 1. Vehicle, motor cycle for mobilization
2. Computers, etc. for office operation
3. Small machinery and equipment for farmers' group
4. Technical assistance for training (APRA-GIR)
14. Implementing agency Leading: PSSDRI
Cooperate: AKF in Geneva
15. Status of the project 3 1.Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name:Marie Marcelline Hoareau e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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