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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Ethiopia
2. Title (Full name) Establishment of a national centre of excellence for rice research and training
3. Project Location Fogera plain, Amhara Region
4. Type of project 1

1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields of support (multiple selection) 10

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. Infrastructure
6. Suggested Funding agency JICA, SAA, KOICA, KR2CPF, WB, AfDB, USAID, CIDA
7. Budget 13.2 million USD
8. Duration
3 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: To establish a knowldege and coordination center for national rice related
Obj.: - To establish National Rice Research and Training Centre for improved national capacity building in rice research, extension and training,
- To enhance national rice technology development and knowledge creation,
- To facilitate transfer of rice technology and knowledge
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice researchers, SMSs, DAs, farm tool producing enterprises, rice commercial farms
Sec: Rice farmers
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Development of required infrastructure for the NRRTC
Development of required human capacity
Conducting rice research
Provision of training on rice technologies and knowledge transfer



12. Expected results (outputs) 1.
National capacity for rice research and extension enhanced
Local capacity of provision of training enhanced
Relevant actors along the rice value chain trained
Improved technologies and practices on rice production developed and disseminated