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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 Supporting Service Delivery Systems of Irrigated Agriculture
3. Project Location MATI (KATC, Igurusi, Ilonga, Ukiriguru), ARIs (Rice Research Programme)
4. Type of project 3
1. Grant,  2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 7 4 2 9
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: US$ 6,500,000
8. Project duration Start: 06/2007
(dd/mm/yy) End: 06/2012
9. Goal and objectives Goal: ASDP objectives of improving and expanding irrigated agriculture are realized.
Profitability and incomes of smallholder rice farmers are increased.
Obj.: Productivity of rice cultivation in priority irrigation schemes is increased through strengthening service delivery systems of irrigated agriculture.
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice farmers in 40 irrigation schemes
Secondary: Smallholder rice farmers in Tanzania
11. Project component (activities) 1. Identify priority irrigation schemes through dialogues with the stakeholders.
2. Conduct trainers' training.
3. Conduct residential and field training.
4. Conduct monitoring and evaluation on prgress of capacity building.
5. Plan, conduct and monitor the technical training in Irrigated rice production with gender consideration.
6. Provide technical support on planning of training programmes in irrigated rice production at the District level as a part of DADPs.
7. Conduct on-farm trials for rice varieties including NERICA.
8. Prepare guidelines on basic rice cultivation technologies.
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Rice cultivation practices are improved in priority irrigation schemes through the Farmer-to-Farmer extension approach.
2. Cooperative linkages between Research, Training and Extension institutions are strengthened for improving rice productivity.
13. Inputs 1. JICA Experts  (long-term and short-term): Chief Adviser, Coordinator/Rice Cultivation/Farm Management, Irrigation/Farmers' Training, Upland Rice Cultivation/Research, Gender and Livelihood Improvement, Irrigation Scheme Management, Information Management, Post-harvest Processing, and Marketing
2. Training for task group members in Japan and/or in third countries
3. Machinery and equipment
4. Field training facilities at MATI-Ilonga and MATI-Ukiriguru
5. Agreed operational costs
14. Implementing agency Leading: JICA
Cooperate: Division of Research and Training, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives
15. Status of the project 3 1.Pipeline,  2. Approved,  3. On-going,  4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name:Koji SUNAZAKI e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Key Word: Irrigation, service delivery systems, NERICA, gender, extension