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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) GCSP/GHA/028/UNO – Dissemination of Improved Rice Production Systems with Emphasis on Nerica to Reduce Food Deficit and Improve Farmers Income in Ghana (UN-FAO/UNIDO-JAPAN GOV’T)
3. Project Location Kintampo-North, Attebubu, Ejisu-Juaben, Tamale, Juabiso Bia, Akim Mansa, Kwaebibirem, Kadjebi
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.




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 source
(Funding agency)
UN Human Security Fund

7. Cost Total: USD 970,415


8. Project duration Start: 2011

(dd/mm/yy) End: 2014

9. Goal and objectives Goal: To contribute to food security and poverty alleviation of the rural population

Obj.: 1. transfer NERICA and other improved varieties and intergrated crop management systems
2. facilitate access to and use of appropriate harvest and post harvest equipment and tools
3. strenghthen capacities of farmer based organisations
4. facilitate access to quality seed including NERICA varieties
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: farmers, processors, artisans, consumers
Secondary: Policy Makers
11. Project component (activities) 1.
seed production and dissemination
2.
Improved access to and use of credit
3.
Capacity building ( IRM, equipment fabrication)
4.

12. Expected results (outputs) 1. increased farmers income

2. increased food security

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13. Inputs Collaboration with research institutions and universities
14. Implementing agency Leading: MoFA
Cooperate:
15. Status of the project 1.
1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: e-mail:
Key Word: rice, food security, production systems

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