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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Senegal
2. Title (Full name) Project for Improvement of Productivity in Irrigation Scheme in the Valley of Senegal
3. Project Location Dagana and Podor in Saint Louis District
4. Type of project 3
1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 3 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          )
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
7. Cost Total: US$ 4,900,000
8. Project duration Start: 06/2009
(dd/mm/yy) End: 03/2013
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Productivity of rice and income of rice farmers in the Project area is improved.
Obj.: Productivity of rice and income of rice farmers in irrigation schme in the Valley of Senegal is improved.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice farmers of pilot area, rice miller in the project area, and rice wholesaler in Senegal
Secondary: Rice farmers in St. Louis and rice retailers in Senegal
11. Project component (activities) 1. Conduct training for farmers on rice cultivation in irrigated area
2. Conduct rehabilitation of small scale irrigation facilities
3. Establish appropriate operation and management model of irrigation facilities
4. Conduct training for farmers on improvement of production management
5. Conduct training for rice millers on quality of rice and marketability
6. Conduct sales promotion for domestically-produced rice in Senegal
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Rice productivity is imroved in the Project area
2. Irrigation facilities are well operated and managed in the Project area
3. Method for improvement of production management of farmers is established in the Project area
4. Rice produced in the Project area is appropriately milled to meet domestic market demand
13. Inputs 1. JICA experts;  Cultivation in irrigation facility, Water management and construction planning, Organizing of farmers and micro-finance, Rice cultivation, Post-harvesting and processing, Distribution and marketing
2. Training for counterparts on site and in Japan
3. Construction of warehouse for paddy rice
4. Equipment necessary for the Project
14. Implementing agency Leading: JICA
Cooperate: Ministere de l'Agriculture et de l'Hydraulique, Directions Regionales de Developpement Rural de Sain
15. Status of the project 2 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name:Haruhiko IGAWA e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Key Word: Irrigation, participatory approach, training, cultivation technique, post-harvesting