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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Uganda
2. Title (Full name) Investment in Developing Export Agriculture (IDEA)
3. Project Location
4. Type of project 3
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 3 4 5 6






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 )
10.
6. Fund sources
(Funding agency)
US Agency for International Development (USAID)
7. Budget US$30,058,284
8. Project duration Start: 24 Feb. 1995
(dd/mm/yy) End: 23 Jun. 2004
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Increased income for rural men and women.
Obj.: To increase the value and volume of selected non-traditional agricultural exports (NTAEs) and selected food products as a source for increased rural incomes.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Producers, traders, and exporters
Sec.:
11. Project component (activities) 1. 1.1 Generation of Efficient Production Technologies
1.2 Promotion of Efficient Production & Post Harvest Technologies
2. 2.1 Functioning Input Supply System
2.2 Seed Multiplied & Distributed
3. 3.1 Market Information System in Operation
3.2 Rural Agricultural Marketing Systems (RAMS)
3.3 Outgrower Initiative
3.4 Increased Exports
3.5 Agricultural Processing Promoted
4. 4.1 Efficient Production Technologies Promoted
4.2 Increase in Market Opportunities
4.3 Improved Quality and Post-harvest Handling
4.4 Increased Volumes of Production
4.5 Agricultural Processing Promoted
5. 5.1 Improved Airport Handling System
5.2 Consolidation of Freight
5.3 Institutional Systems in Place
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Increased use of efficient production technologies
2. Increased sustainability of input supply
3. Increased market efficiency
4. Increased capacity of firms to respond to global market requirements through increased efficiency and competitiveness
5. Increased capacity of sector to provide efficient support services to exporters
13. Inputs 1. Activity cost (Training, etc.)
2. Personnel cost
3. Provision of machinery and equipments
4. Grant
14. Implementing agency USAID IDEA
15. Status of the project 4 1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. Ongoing, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
Keywords: Non-traditional agricultural exports (NTAEs), Income generation, Agricultural technology transfer, Agro-processing, Marketing