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Information Sheet of Concept Notes  in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Cameroon
2. Title (Full name) Project to promote technical specifications and technological packages for rice production in 5 agroecology zones
3. Project Location National
4. Type of project



1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields of support (multiple selection) 2
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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 )
10. Informations/Gestion des savoirs
6. Funding Sources (Funding agency) State, PTF, Private sector
7. Budget
8. Duration
5 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve rice production in order to ensure food security and increase rice producer income
Obj.: - Improve rice farming techniques in order to improve productivity and yields


10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice producers in 5 targeted agroecology production zones
Sec: All actors in the rice sector
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Inventory and study of technical specifications and technological packages for rain-fed and irrigated rice
2.
Production of communication materials
3.
Training of extension agents
4.
Dissemination of technical specifications and technological packages
5.
Project Management
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1.
The existing technical specifications and technological packages for rice are
2.
Data base of technical specifications and technological packages established and operational (Rice for Africa)
3.
The exisiting technical specifications and technological packages for rice are available in multimedia formats (audio, audiovisual, magazine, newspaper comic strips …)
4.
Extension agents understand the technical specifications and technological
5.
Contracts with multimedia operators are agreed and implemented
6.
The technical specifications and technological packages for rice are disseminated in all the rice producing zones
13. Indicators M-E 1.
Number of multimedia materials produced on technical specifications and technological packages
2.
Number of listening groups formed
3.
Number of hand crank radios distributed to listening groups
4.
Number of contracts signed for the dissemination of technical specifications and technological packages
5.
Number of extension agents trained
6.
Number of television shows on technical specifications and technological
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Number of radio shows on technical specifications and technological
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Number of newspaper and magazine article on technical specifications and technological packages
9.
Number of adopters of technical specifications and technological packages (total or by technological package)
14. Implementing Agency

15. Status of the Project

1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. Ongoing, 4. Completed
16. Issues/Problems