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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Ghana
2. Title (Full name) An Emergency Initiative to Boost Rice Production (USAID – SARI)
3. Project Location Upper East, Upper West and Northern Regions
4. Type of project 1.



1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 2.
3,
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9.

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.
Capacity Building
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
USAID


7. Cost Total: USD 1,274,000


8. Project duration Start: 2008

(dd/mm/yy) End: 2010

9. Goal and objectives Goal: To boost domestic rice production in three Northern Regions to mitigate possible rice shortages using combination of quality rice seed and efficient use of mineral fertilizer and technical assitance to rice farmers

Obj.: 1. Farmers have access to quality seeds
2. Access fertilizer
3. access to good agronomic practices
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Farmers (10,000)
Secondary:
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Improved farmer access to seed
2.
Improved farmer access to fertilizer
3.
Improved farmer access to technoloy
4.

12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Reach 10,000 farmers by end of project

2. Build capacity of seed growers, farmers and input dealers

3. Strengthen stakeholder linkages along the value chain

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5.
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency Leading: CSIR-SARI, CRS and IFDC
Cooperate:
15. Status of the project 3.
1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: e-mail:
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