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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Madagascar
2. Title (Full name) North-east Agricultural Improvement and Development Project (PADANE)
3. Project Location Antsiranana (Smabava, Vohiré, Antalaha)
4. Type of project 2
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 4 5 6 7 8
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.
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
IFAD Desjardins International Development Society beneficiaries
7. Cost Total: 16.9 million USD
(IFAD: 11.7 million USD)
8. Project duration Start: 1997
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2006
9. Goal and objectives Goal:
Obj.: To attain farmers' self-sufficiency in rice

To encourage farmers to organize themselves to process their produce collectively to obtain larger added value

To reduce the main socio-economic constraints, including road network and rural financial services
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Small farmers (target : 27,500 households)
Secondary:
11. Project component (activities) 1. Capacity building of farmers
2. Irrigation development
3. Road network development
4. Provision of micro-credit
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Irrigated rice farming (2,500 ton)
2. Increased rice production (6,700 ton/ha)
3. Road network established
4. Credit facilities provided
5. 12,738 farm households benefitted
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency Leading: Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
Cooperate:
15. Status of the project 4 1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems Production of rice not sufficient
Income from cash crops (mainly vanilla) fluctuated due to monopolized market (limited number of traders decice the price)
17. Person in charge Name:Rakotondratsima HAINGO e-mail:
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