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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) Expanded Rice Programme
3. Project Location National
4. Type of project 4.



1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 3.
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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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Capacity Building
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
GoG


7. Cost Total: USD


8. Project duration Start: 2008

(dd/mm/yy) End: Ongoing

9. Goal and objectives Goal: To increase food security and household income

Obj.: To produce quality rice in high volumes

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Farmers
Secondary: Policy Makers
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Improved access to and use of seed
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Improved access to mechanised services
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Access to extension services
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Provision of input and service credit
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Improved post harvest handling and marketing
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Improve warehousing facilities
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Increased productivity and output of quality rice

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13. Inputs Qualified and dedicated frontline staff
50% government subsidy on fertilizer
14. Implementing agency Leading: MoFA
Cooperate:
15. Status of the project 3.
1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems Approach need to be modified: farmer should be 80% responsible for field activities, improve startegy for credit recovery, private sector be more involved in input and service delivery
17. Person in charge Name: e-mail:
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