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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Tanzania
2. Title (Full name) Increased Agricultural Growth and Expand the Staple Food Supply
3. Project Location Morogoro, Dodoma, Manyara/Arusha
4. Type of project

1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection)
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 source
(Funding agency)
7. Cost Total: USD 90 milion
8. Project duration Start: 2010
(dd/mm/yy) End: 2014
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Increased agricultural productivity, reduced trade and transportation barrier, sound market based principles of agriculture, accelerated participation of the ultra-poor in rural growth
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Women and farmers
Secondary: Private traders
11. Project component (activities) 1. Increased agricultural productivity by expanding access to quality seeds, fertlizers, irrigation tools, credit and training
2. Stimulate the private sector by improving storage and food processing and improving rural road and transportation
3. Maintain natura resources including helping country adapt to climate change
4. Expand knowledge and training by supporting R&D
5. Reduce trade and transport barrier
6. Support Policy reform and good governance
7. Support women and families in agricultural development
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. 47,000ha rehabilitated as well as newly developed irrigation schemes
2. Promoted warehouse receipt system, Improved processing technologies and techniques
3. Vulnerability assessment of potential impacts of climate change on agriculture conducted
4. Improved maize and rice varieties eg nerica multiplied and disseminated,Bottlenecks in transit/transportation corridors addressed, Policies and regulations accress the region harmonized
5. Bottlenecks in transit/transportation corridors addressed, Policies and regulations accress the region harmonized
6. Crop insurance promoted,
7. Value chan with higher rates of women's participation (staples and horticultureural crops) promoted
13. Inputs 1. Women
2. Staff
3. Farmers
4. Researchers
5. Academics
14. Implementing agency Leading: USAID and stakeholders
15. Status of the project 3 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: e-mail: