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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Madagascar
2. Title (Full name) Millenium Challenge Account Grant
3. Project Location (name of administrative division, name of city, village, etc.) with location map
4. Type of project 1
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 3 8 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. Land tenure improvement
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)
7. Cost Total: 110 million USD
8. Project duration Start: 2005
(dd/mm/yy) End:
9. Goal and objectives Goal: support a program designed to raise incomes by bringing the rural population from subsistence agriculture to a market economy.
Obj.: secure formal property rights to land
access credit and protect savings
receive training in agricultural production, management and marketing techniques
10. Target beneficiaries Direct:
11. Project component (activities) 1. Formalize the land tenure system (e.g., titling and surveying), modernizing the national land registry, and expanding services to rural citizens
2. Improve a weak banking system to make essential financial services available to rural areas, improve credit skills, and cut delays in payments for goods and services from 45 to 3 days
3. Access to Information: Establish a project that identifies investment opportunities for rural Malagasy in local, regional, or international markets, and trains farmers and other entrepreneurs in production, management, and marketing techniques.
12. Expected results (outputs)
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency Leading:
15. Status of the project 3 1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: e-mail:
Key Word: