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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Uganda
2. Title (Full name) The Grant Aid Project for Establishment of Regional Rice Research and Training Center in the National Crops Resources Research Institute in the Republic of Uganda
3. Project Location National Crops Resource Research Institute (NaCRRI) in Namulonge
4. Type of project 1
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 2 3 4 5 6 7 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$ 6,700,000
8. Project duration Start: 10/2009
(dd/mm/yy) End: 10/2010
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Farmers' income is increased through the improving productivity of rice in Uganda. Self-sufficiency in Rice in Uganda is achieved.
Obj.: To improve quolity and production of rice through establishment of Regional Rice Research and Training Center
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: NacRRI researchers and staff, governmental officials, extension workers
Secondary: Rice farmers in Uganda
11. Project component (activities) 1. Construct new rice research laboratories with enhanced equipments
2. Renovate and expand experimental field attached to the institute
12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Research capacity of rice including NERICA varieties of NaCRRI is enhanced.
2. Human resource in the field of rice research and extension is developed
3. Extension system for rice promotion is established
13. Inputs 1. JICA Experts
2. Cost of construction of laboratories and irrigated fields
3. Training facilities
4. Laboratory equipment and machineries for field experiment, which will be used in Technical Assistance Support to "NERICA Rice Promotion Project", "Sustainable Irrigated Agriculture Development Project in Eastern Uganda", and other related activities
14. Implementing agency Leading: JICA
Cooperate: National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO)
15. Status of the project 2 1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name:Hitoshi FUJIIE e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Key Word: NERICA, training center, NARO