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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) The Study on the Promotion of Domestic Rice in the Republic of Ghana
3. Project Location Country-wide
4. Type of project 3
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 1 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)
JICA
7. Budget Japanese yen 160 million
8. Project duration Start: June, 2006
(dd/mm/yy) End: March, 2008
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Welfare enhancement and poverty reduction of the local people
Obj.: To make policy recommendation and plan of actions to improve rice production which will include post-harvesting and marketing through the competitiveness of rice porduced in Ghana.
To carry out technology transfer to Ghanaian counterpart personnel through on-the-job training in the course of the study.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Officers of Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Central Government Agencies, Regional and District Offices
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11. Project component (activities) 1. The Study consists of the Phase 1 (preparation of M/P, 10 months from June 2006 to March 2007) and Phase 2 (preparation of A/P, 12 months from April 2007 to March 2008). In the Phase 1, such issues as development potential and constraints of domestic rice are studies based on the baseline survey covering production, post-harvest and marketing, and the Master Plan will be formulated by prioritizing the issues. In the Phase 2, the priority programs and areas are selected and their Action Plan will be formulated.
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. The study results will be reported as following topics; socio-economic condition and development plans, present situation of paddy production, post harvest and processing, present situation of rice marketing, problem analysis, master plan and action plan.
2. Policy recommendation and plan of actions to improve rice production are made.
13. Inputs 1. JICA study team
2. Workshop on study progress
14. Implementing agency JICA study team and Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Central Government Agencies, Regional and District Offices
15. Status of the project 4 1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
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