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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Ethiopia
2. Title (Full name) Training rural artisans, mechanics and operators on fabrication, maintenance and effective use of agricultural machines
3. Project Location All rice growing areas/regions - Amhara, Tigray, Oromiya, SNNPR, Somali, Afar, BG and Gambella
4. Type of project 1
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1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields of support (multiple selection) 3
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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. Suggested Funding agency JICA, SAA, MEDA, IRRI, AfricaRice, KOICA, PRChina, IDE, GIZ, USAID, CIDA, WB, AfDB, FAO
7. Budget 781,000 USD
8. Duration
3 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: To improve the capacity of end users of mechanization at grass root levels
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Obj.: - To promote dissemination of appropriate rice mechanization technologies
- To improve capacity of artisans, mechanics and operators on fabrication of small scale agricultural machineries

- To reduce production cost;

- To reduce labor drudgery;

- To increase land productivity

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Artisans, Mechanics, Machine operators
Sec: Farmers, Machinery dealers, Consumers
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Short term training abroad for pre and post harvest mechanization experts/engineers (ToT)
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Technology adoption: Develop fabrication and operation manuals and
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In-country training: Training of workshop technicians, artisans, mechanics
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1.
Reduced production cost and labor drudgery
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Enhanced capacity in maintenance and management of agricultural
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Increased land productivity
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