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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Ethiopia
2. Title (Full name) Human capacity building for rice research and development by training breeders, crop protection scientists, seed technologists and technicians
3. Project Location Major rice producing regions of Ethiopia (Amhara, SNNP, Oromia, Gambella, Afar, Somali, Tigrai and Benshangul Gumuz)
4. Type of project 1
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1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields of support (multiple selection) 2
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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. Suggested Funding agency JICA, USAID, BMGF/ATA, FAO, IRRI,AGRA, ARC, WB
7. Budget 1.7 million USD
8. Duration
3 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: To raise human capacity in rice breeding, crop protection, and seed technology
Obj.:
- To improve the knowledge and skills of researchers and seed technologists through training,
- To have research expertise in seed technology, crop protection and breeding through further upgrading of educational qualifications of existing staff

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers
Sec: Seed producers, Trainees, Agro-dealers, Traders, Consumers
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Short term training for technicians
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Technology Development
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Degree programs for breeders, crop protection scientists and seed technologists
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1.
Skills and capacities in seed production and crop protection and breeding increased
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Number of qualified technicians significantly increased
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Capacity for varietal development increased
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