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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Nigeria
2. Title (Full name) Rehabilitation of Small-scale Irrigation Schemes
3. Project Location Country-wide (FCT and 36 States)
4. Type of project5. Field of support 1
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
Field of Support 4 5 6 7
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)
FAO, Federal Government of Nigeria, China
7. Budget USD 22.4 million
8. Project duration Start: March, 2003
(dd/mm/yy) End: to date
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Enhancement of food security and farmer livelihood
Obj.: To achieve food security and to improve agricultural productivity and household income of farmers
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Farmers
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11. Project component (activities) 1. To development/rehabilitate small-scale irrigation facilities.
2. Technical cooperation for aquaculture, irrigation, agro-processing, machanization and animal husbandry.
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Small-scale irrigation facilities are developed or rehabilitated on the demand of farmers in the 36 States and FCT .
2. Farmers' household income is improved.
13. Inputs 1. China sends 524 experts and engineers.
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14. Implementing agency Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources undet the coordination by FAO
15. Status of the project 3 1.Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
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