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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Rwanda
2. Title (Full name) Monitoring and Evaluation of the effectiveness of extension service systems
3. Project Location Southern, Eastern, Western provinces and Kigali City
4. Type of project 1

1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 1

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. Suggested Funding agency Govt, FAO, JICA, NGOs, BTC, USAID, AGRA
7. Budget 510,000 USD
8. Project duration 3 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Create an effective monitoring and evaluation system for assessing the
Obj.: - Conduct baseline survey on the current extension services in rice schemes,
- Design a monitoring and evaluation system/plan for extension services,
- Implement and assess the monitoring and evaluation system for rice
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, extension staff
Sec.: Actors along the rice value chain
11. Project component (activities) 1. Information/Knowledge: Conduct on-farm appraisal of existing extension services through participation of rice growers in marshlands
2. Information/Knowledge: Generate a database on statistics from rice value chain (seed requirements, cultivated area, production, productivity, storage, milling and trading volumes, etc.)
3. Policy/Institutional: Design an appropriate and efficient system and tools for monitoring and evaluation of extension delivery in rice growing areas
4. Training: Develop a training curriculum, and train the M&E staff on collecting and analyzing data on the delivery of on-farm technologies to rice growers
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. An effective monitoring and evaluation system for extension services is
2. M&E staff trained on collecting, analyzing and evaluating the impact,
3. On-farm rice productivity levels significantly improved