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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Nigeria
2. Title (Full name) Rice Seed Production
3. Project Location Southern Borno State (Jirkur Seed Producers Cooperative Society)
Five north-western States (Manoma Seeds Ltd.)
4. Type of project 1
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 9
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. Fund sources
(Funding agency)
AGRA (Grant for Seed Production for Africa)
7. Budget USD 172,000 (Jirkur Seed Producers Cooperative Society)
USD 148,028 (Manoma Seeds Ltd.)
8. Project duration Start: June, 2008 (Jirkur Seed Producers Cooperative Society)
January, 2009 (Manoma Seeds Ltd.)
(dd/mm/yy) End: May, 2010 (Jirkur Seed Producers Cooperative Society)
December, 2010 (Manoma Seeds Ltd.)
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Increased food productivity and reduced poverty
Obj.: To supply resource-poor smallholder farmers or southern Borno state with improved seeds of maize, RICE, cowpea, and soybean at an affordable price, leading to increased food productivity and reduced poverty.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Resource-poor smallholder farmers
11. Project component (activities) 1. Rice seed production to provide smallholder farmers with affordable price
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Rice seeds become available for resource-poor smallholder farmers.
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency AGRA through Jirkur Seed Producers Cooperative Society and Manoma Seeds Ltd.
15. Status of the project 3 1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
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