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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Nigeria
2. Title (Full name) Third National Fadama Development Project (Fadama III)
3. Project Location Country-wide (FCT and 36 States)
4. Type of project 2
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 3 4 5 6 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. Capacity building
6. Fund sources
(Funding agency)
World Bank
7. Budget USD 250 million
8. Project duration Start: 2009
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2014
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Increase of fuud security and poverty reduction
Obj.: To increase the incomes of users of rural land and water resources on a sustainable basis by facilitating the demand-driven investiments and empowerment of local communitie groups and improving productivity and land quality.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Fadama user groups (FUGs)
11. Project component (activities) 1. Capacity building, communications and information support
2. Small-scale community-owned infrastructure
3. Advisory services and input support
4. Support to the ADPs and adaptive research
5. Asset acquisition for individual FUGs/EIGs
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Capacity building of community organizations and Local Governments is made. Communication and information support to beneficiary communities in the states are promoted.
2. Infrasturctures for improving mutual communications and natural resource management such as feeder and access roads, culverts, small bridges, stock routes, pastures and watering points are developed.
3. Fadama users/pastoralists abd other economic interest groups are empowered. Matching grants are arranged.
4. Advisory service providers, facilitators, extension staff are supported to meet established quality standards. Research and on-farm demonstrations are undertaken through entering into a performance based contract with public and provate research centers.
5. Fadama user groups acdquire the assets for income-generating activities such as value-addition. Existing agricultural systems including non-traditional crops are improved. Economically active FUGs will develop the subproject by obtaining a support of 70% of its total cost. Vulnerable FUGs will engage in profitable income-generating activities by combining capacity building and one-time grant to build an asset base.
13. Inputs
14. Implementing agency National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA), Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources
15. Status of the project 2 1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
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