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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Nigeria
2. Title (Full name) Rice Processing Intervention Fund
3. Project Location Country-wide (FCT and 36 States)
4. Type of project 1
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 5 6
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)
Federal Government of Nigeria
7. Budget Nigerian Naira 10 billion
8. Project duration Start: (????
(dd/mm/yy) End:
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Promotion of domestic rice consumption and reduction of national rice improtation
Obj.: To expand the domestic rice processing capacity by a minimum of one million tonnes per year. To reduce the national import bill on rice, reduce market prices of rice in Nigeria. To stimulate local production for self sufficiency in rice and to create employment opprotunities.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice processors
11. Project component (activities)
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Self-sufficiency in rice is achieved.
2. Adequate markets for paddy and locally processed rice with improved quality are developed.
3. Participation of both private and public sectors in the rice value chain is promoted.
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency National Food Reserve Agency, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources
15. Status of the project 3 1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
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