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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Nigeria
2. Title (Full name) Rice Production, Post-harvest Processing and Marketing Adviser
3. Project Location 12 States: Kaduna, Kano, Nasarawa, Benue, Ebonyi, Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Kwara, Niger, Kogi, and the Abuja FCT
4. Type of project 1
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 1
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. Fund sources
(Funding agency)
JICA
7. Budget Japanese yen 14.7 million
8. Project duration Start: July, 2007
(dd/mm/yy) End: November, 2007
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Testing possibility for future technical cooperation on rice
Obj.: To survey rice production, post-harvest processing, marketing, trend of rice consumption and so on in Nigeria and its needs for future Japan's cooperation to improve rice business for enhancing food security and poverty reduction.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct:
Sec.:
11. Project component (activities) 1. Survey
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Present situation of rice production, post-harvest processing, marketing, demand for rice consumption in Nigeria and its needs for future possible cooperation by Japan is surveyed.
2. Needs for future Japan's cooperation are clarified and cooperation programs/projects to meet such needs are suggested.
13. Inputs 1. One short-term expert
14. Implementing agency National Food Reserve Agency, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources
15. Status of the project 4 1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
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