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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Uganda
2. Title (Full name) Community Agricultural Infrastructure Improvement Programme
3. Project Location Amolatar, Amuria, Bukedea, Dokolo, Jinja, Gulu, Kaberamaido, Katakwi, Amuru, Kitgum, Kumi, Lira, Pader, Soroti, Wakiso, Budaka, Bududa, Bukwa, Butaleja, Iganga, Kaliro, Kamuli, Kapchorwa, Kayunga, Kibaale, Kiboga, Lyantonde, Manafwa, Masaka, Mbale, Mityana, Mpigi, Mubende, Mukono, Nakasongola, Namutumba, Pallisa, Rakai, Sironko, Ssembabule, Tororo
4. Type of project 2
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 )
6. Fund sources
(Funding agency)
African Development Bank (AfDB)
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
7. Budget Total cost: US$65.0 million
African Development Bank (AfDB)/ADF: US$43.8 million, IFAD loan: US$15.0 million, Government of Ugnada: US$5.5 million, Beneficiaries: US$0.6 million
8. Project duration Start: 2008
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2013
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Contribute to poverty reduction and economic growth in Uganda through enhanced commercialization of agriculture.
Obj.: 1. To increase access to markets through infrastructure and rural roads
2. To encourage competitive prices and increased incomes through sustainable management of the rural infrastructure
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rural households in 97 participating sub-counties in the 13 Districts in the North
and 28 Districts in Central and East200,000 households (200,000 households)
11. Project component (activities) 1. Rural Infrastructure Improvement
1) Support to Rural road improvement
2) Support to Sub-county Market Structures + Agro-Industry services
3) Rural electrification for markets
2. Community Mobilization and Capacity building
3. Project Management (PFT) and Coordination
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. District and Community Roads rehabilitated and maintained
2. Market structures constructed and maintained
3. Agro-processing units installed and in use
4. Increased access to market information and new skills, especially for women groups
5. Timely and problem free implementation
6. Maintain operations within budget
13. Inputs 1. Activities cost
14. Implementing agency Executing agency: Ministry of Local Government
15. Status of the project 3 1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. Ongoing, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
Keywords: Agricultural Infrastructure, Community Mobilization, Market structures, Market information, Agro-processing, Rural road, Rural electrification