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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Nigeria
2. Title (Full name) Commercial Agricultural Development Project (CADP)
3. Project Location Federal Capital Territory and 5 (Cross River, Enugu, Lagos, Kaduna, Kano) 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: International Development Association (IDA)
7. Budget USD 150 million
8. Project duration Start: 2009
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2014
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improved environment and services for non-oil growth
Obj.: To strengthen agricultural production systems and facilitate access to market for targeted value chains among small and medium scale commercial farmers in the five participati9ng states. These value chains are rice, oil palm, cocoa, fruit trees, poultry production, aquaculture and dairy, with maize and rice as staples.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Small and medium scale commerical farmers
11. Project component (activities) 1. Agricultural production and commercialization: a. technology demonstraion and adoption, b. support to staple crop production systems, c. markete facilitation, and d. capacity building
2. Rural infrastructure: a. network of farm access roads and b. rural energy
3. Project mnagement, monitoring, evaluation and studies
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Technology packages are demonstrated and disseminated. Improved animal/seed varieties are procured. Post-harvest handling centers are established. Commercial agriculture entrepreneurs are trained. Commercial agriculture product markets are developed.
2. Rural roads are constructed/rehabilitated. Cmmercial agriculture farms are connected to electricity.
3. Project staff are trained. Effective monitoring and evaluation systems are establised.
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 Delay in signing of the project
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