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Information Sheet of Concept Notes developed during WW2 in Mozambique
1. Country Mozambique
2. Title (Full name) Promotion of packaging and branding of locally produced rice
3. Project Location Whole Country (all rice growing areas)
4. Fields covered (multiple selection) 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  )
5. Fund sources
Govt of Italy,GIZ, Private Sector (Inacio de Sousa, MIA, Associacao da Paz, Delta trading, Africom)
6. Budget Total: 260,000 USD
7. Duration (years)
1.5 years (18 months)
8. Goal and objectives Goal: To increase the competitiveness of locally produced rice
Obj.: Facilitation of policies that would encourage the milling factories to brand and package locally produced rice
Create awareness amongst farmers
Advocate grading and linkage between purity and quality of rice
9. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, Rice Market
Sec: Consumers
10. Project component (activities) 1. Policy: Draft and propose policy and guidelines on quality, grading and standards for locally produced rice
2. Extension: Develop extension materials that would create awareness of the importance and profitability of producing quality rice
3. Technology Generation/Research: Evaluate appropriate rice technologies
4. Technology Generation/Research: Evaluate the profitability of these technologies
11. Expected results (outputs) 1. Increased number of rice mills branding and packaging domestically produced rice
2. Increased number of shops selling domestically produced rice
3. Increased profitability of domestic rice production