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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Tanzania
2. Title (Full name) Technical Cooperation for Kilimanjaro Agricultural Engineer Training Center Project II
3. Project Location Moshi City locating Kilimanjaro Agricultural Engineer Training Center (KATC) and 6 model sites, Mombo (Kilimanjaro Region), Nduguti (Mwanza), Mwamapuli (Tabora), Mbuyuni (Mbeya), Mwega (Morogoro) and Nakahuga (Mtwara)
4. Type of project 3
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 3 7 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)
7. Budget Japanese Yen 739 million
8. Project duration Start: October, 2001
(dd/mm/yy) End: September, 2006
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Rice productivity is increased in the regions obtained KATC trainings and their surroundings
Obj.: Rice productivity is increased in the model sites through the KATC trainings
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Training staff of KATC and farmers
11. Project component (activities) 1. Selection of farmlands having high potential of development among existing irrigable farmlands
2. Development and implementation of training course on application of locally-adapted irrigation rice farming technology
3. Rice productivity increase in irrigable farmlands through on-farm training course and its follow-up guidance
4. Implementation of cross-border technical cooperation to 4 surrounding countries, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and Uganda
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Concept for and approach to model sites is developed.
2. Capacity of KATC to understand the needs for training is improved.
3. KATC's training programs for irrigation rice farming productivity and for improvement of institution framework of irrigable farmlands are strengthened.
4. KATC's function for collection and dissemination of useful information on irrigation rice farming is improved.
5. Concept and approach dealing with gender issue in planning, implementation and monitoring of training course on irrigation rice farming is developed.
13. Inputs 1. Experts (Long-term and Short-term)
2. Neccessary machinery and equipment
3. Training opportunities for counterparts in Japan
4. Agreed operational costs of the Project
14. Implementing agency KATC and Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security
15. Status of the project 4 1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems Expected results were achieved during the project duration but further dissemination efforts by implementing training courses in the other regions are expected.
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