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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Ethiopia
2. Title (Full name) Developing and Promoting site specific fertilizer recommendations and integrated soil fertility management practices in Ethiopia
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, YARA, IFDC
7. Budget 1.4 million USD
8. Duration
3 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: To increase rice productivity through developing site specific fertilizer applications and integrated soil fertility management approaches
Obj.: - To develop and promote site-specific fertilizer recommendations
- To develop and promote adoption of ecology

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers/producers
Sec: Seed producers, Agro-dealers, Traders, Cosumers and Institutions
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Soil nutrient analyses in target areas
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Validation of the effects of fertilizers on rice yield in different rice eco-system
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Identification of appropriate integrated soil fertility management practices for sustainable rice production in various ecosystems
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1.
Appropriate fertilizer recommendations developed for different rice ecosystem
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Appropriate integrated soil fertility management packages developed and prom
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Rice production and productivity increased at least by 50%
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