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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Uganda
2. Title (Full name) Participatory evaluation of upland rice varieties and determination of suitable crop management practices in Uganda
3. Project Location Luweero, Masindi, Iganga, Wakiso and Mubende Districts
4. Type of project 1
1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 2
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)
The Rockefeller Foundation
7. Budget $118,650
8. Project duration Start: 2004
(dd/mm/yy) End:
9. Goal and objectives Goal:
Obj.: (i) identify new superior upland rice varieties
(ii) identify suitable and appropriate upland rice crop management practices for use by farmers.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct:
Sec.:
11. Project component (activities) 1. Evaluate new rice varieties with participation of farmers
2. Carry out studies on seed rate
3. Determine optimal fertilizer rates
4. Conduct training of farmers the recommended crop management practices
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. New superior upland rice varieties identified
2. Suitable and appropriate upland rice crop management practices for use by farmers identified
13. Inputs 1. Research activities
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14. Implementing agency National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO)/National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI)
15. Status of the project 4 1. Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. Ongoing,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
Keywords: Cultivation trial, NERICA, upland rice, crop management, cultivation method,