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JICA Knowledge Co-Creation program, "Promotion of African Rice Development for Sub-Saharan Countries", Tsukuba, Japan, 4 - 29 September 2017

The second year of three-year Knowledge Co-Creation program on "Promotion of African Rice Development for Sub-Saharan Countries" is organized by JICA Tsukuba International Center in collaboration with the CARD Secretariat.  One program is conducted for two weeks in a row; the first course for eight Anglophone CARD member countries and the second course for six Francophone CARD member countries.  Each country delegates consists of two government high rank officials representing “policy planning, implementation, management and operation of mechanization” and/or CARD/NRDS Task Force.

The objective of the program is: Technical Capacity of the participating organization has been improved for implementation of the National Rice Development Strategy (NRDS) as well as policy planning, implementation, management and operation of mechanization.

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

<Lectures>

 

Tile

Lecturer

Presentation

Overview of CARD and NRDS

CARD Secretariat

PDF (English/French)

Program Orientation

CARD Secretariat

PDF (English/French)

History, policy and law for ag. mechanization in rice production of Japan

Mr. Keta

 

Technology development and inspection system for ag. machinery

Institute of Ag. Machinery

 

Rice development policy by Prefectural Government

Ibaraki Pre. Office

 

Role of JA and promotion in ag. mechanization

Satake Co. Ltd.

 

Development and testing of machineries under the corroboration of Government, research institute and JA

Ibaraki Center of Iseki

 

Program and business in Africa

Tsukuba Factory of Kubota

 

Conditions for promotion of ag. mechanization

CARD Secretariat

 PDF (English/French)

 

 

 

<Good Examples>

 

 County

Presentation

COTE D”IVOIRE

PDF (English/French)

GHANA

PDF (English/French)

MADAGASCAR

PDF (English/French)

CARD

PDF (English/French)

 

 

 

<Action Plans>

 

Country Presentations

Presentation

GAMBIA

PDF (English)

GHANA

PDF (English)

KENYA

PDF (English)

LIBERIA

PDF (English)

NIGERIA

PDF (English)

SIERRA LEONE

PDF (English)

UGANDA

PDF (English)

ZAMBIA

PDF (English)

 

 

BENIN

PDF (French)

BURKINA FASO

PDF (French)

COTE D’IVORE

PDF (French)

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

PDF (French)

GUINEA

PDF (French)

MALI

PDF (French)

 

 

 

JICA Knowledge Co-Creation program, "Promotion of African Rice Development for Sub-Saharan Countries", Tsukuba, Japan, 14 May - 8 June 2018

The third year of three-year Knowledge Co-Creation program on "Promotion of African Rice Development for Sub-Saharan Countries" is organized by JICA Tsukuba International Center in collaboration with the CARD Secretariat.  One program is conducted for two weeks in a row; the first course for seven Anglophone CARD member countries and the second course for seven Francophone CARD member countries.  Each country delegates consists of one or two government high rank officials representing “Policy for Promoting Rice Production Infrastructure Development" and/or CARD/NRDS Task Force.

 

The objective of the program is: Technical Capacity of the participating organization has been improved for implementation of the National Rice Development Strategy (NRDS) as well as policy planning, implementation, management and operation of rice production infrastructure.

 

   
 
     

 

 

 

<Lectures>

 

Tile

Lecturer

Presentation

Overview of CARD and NRDS

CARD Secretariat

PDF (English/French)

Program Orientation

CARD Secretariat

PDF (English/French)

Key points of Implementation and O&M of Rice Production Infrastructure on Africa

Mr. Fujimoto (NTCI)

 

Small-scale Irrigation Development Applying Appropriate Technologies - Case Study of Malawi

Mr. Kanamori

 

Development and Management of Irrigation Systems in Japan

Dr. Satoh

 

Agricultural and Rural Development in Japan

Mr. Endoh (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)

 

Role of local government and other organizations on Rice Production Infrastructure of development, operation and maintenance

 

Mr. Morishima, Mr. Inoue (Tochigi Prefectural Office)

 

Condition of management, operation and maintenance on Rice Production Infrastructure

Mr. Akimoto (Akimoto Farm)

 

Current condition of beneficiaries, operation and management on Rice Production Infrastructure

Fukuoka Weir Land Improvement Districts

 

 

 

 

<Good Examples>

 

 County


Presentation

COTE D”IVOIRE

PDF (English/French)

KENYA

PDF (English)

MADAGASCAR

PDF (English/French)

NIGERIA

PDF (English/French)

SENEGAL

PDF (English/French)

 

<Action Plans>

 

Country Presentations

Presentation

BENIN

PDF (French)

BURKINA FASO

PDF (French)

COTE D'IVOIRE

PDF (French)

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

PDF (French)

ETHIOPIA

PDF (English)

GAMBIA

PDF (English)

GHANA

PDF (English)

KENYA

PDF (English)

MADAGASCAR

PDF (French)

MALI

PDF (French)

SENEGAL

PDF (French)

SIERRA LEONE

PDF (English)

UGANDA

PDF (English)

ZAMBIA

PDF (English)

 

 

 

 

Rice Knowledge Bank (RKB)

 

       eg. How to ensure Seed Quality

http://www.knowledgebank.irri.org/step-by-step-production/pre-planting/seed-quality

 

RicePedia

An online resource developed through partnership of IRRI, AfricaRice, and CIAT

 
 

Rice Today

Articles focused on Africa

 
 

IRRI Books

A source of many IRRI books/publications published over the past decades including some classics like the Farmer's Primer on Growing Rice and Principles and Practices of Rice Production.

https://books.google.com/books/irri?q=rice&btnG=Search+Books

 

 

JICA Knowledge Co-Creation program, "Promotion of African Rice Development for Sub-Saharan Countries", Tsukuba, Japan, 24 September - 21 October 2016

 

The first year of three-year Knowledge Co-Creation program on "Promotion of African Rice Development for Sub-Saharan Countries" is organized by JICA Tsukuba International Center in collaboration with the CARD Secretariat.  One program is conducted for two weeks in a row; the first course for seven Anglophone CARD member countries and the second course for six Francophone CARD member countries.  Each country delegates consists of two government high rank officials representing “policy planning, implementation, management and operation of rice marketing infrastructures” and/or CARD/NRDS Task Force.

 

The objective of the program is: Technical Capacity of the participating organization has been improved for implementation of the National Rice Development Strategy (NRDS) as well as policy planning, implementation, management and operation of rice marketing infrastructures.

 

<Lectures>

Title

Presentation by

Overview of CARD and NRDS

CARD Secretariat / PDF (English/French)

Program Orientation