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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Burkina Faso
2. Title (Full name) Rainfed Rice Production Project (Phase I)
3. Project Location Country
4. Type of project 1

1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields covered (multiple selection) 3.
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 )
Low-lands developemnt
6. Fund source
(Funding agency)

7. Cost Total: USD 22,749.058

8. Project duration Start:

(dd/mm/yy) End: 2007
9. Goal and objectives Goal: - To increase the income per capita
- To reduce poverty
- To increase sustainably the agricultural production by increasing thedeveloped low-lands area
- To increase in value the national production by installing husking machines
- To increase the income of farmers and improve their nutritional and foodcondition.
- Strenghtening of local conpetences in the rice production, processing andmarketing fields and also in farming management field.

Obj.: -Increase sustainably the agricultural production by increasing thedevelopped areas of low-lands
-Increase in value the national production by installing husking machines
-Increase of the income of farmers and improvement of their nutritional andfood condition
-Reinforcement of the local competitiveness in the production, processingand marketing fields as well the management of agricultural exploitations

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice producers and their households in the developped low-lands
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Low-lands development
Husking and threshing machines
Organization of producers
Producers training and popularization agents

12. Expected results (outputs) 1.6.000 hectares of low-lands are developped for rice and off-season cropping
2.The rice yield is increased to 4 tons per hectar
3.Husking machines are provided to the production sites for the paddy processi
4.A rice marketing strategy is proposed
5.The income of rice producers in the low-lands is increased
6.The food and nutritional condition of rice producers is improved
7.The supervision of rice producers is ensured
8.The rice producers in the low-lands are able to produce rice and dry season cr
9.The rice sector's players became professional
13. Inputs 1.
14. Implementing agency Leading:
15. Status of the project 4. 1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: Youssouf OUATTARA e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Address: 01 BP 708 Ouagadougou 01 Tel:(0226) 50 34 91 01/03
Mobile:(0226) 76 60 17 29
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