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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Burkina Faso
2. Title (Full name) Developemnt Project of Seed Sector
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 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)

Japan (Counterpart fund KRII), State
7. Cost Total: 1,330.406 million FCFA
Japan:980,953; State: 349,453

8. Project duration Start:

(dd/mm/yy) End: 2005
9. Goal and objectives Goal: -To support the production of improved seeds in order to increase the foodproduction and the improvement of life conditions of the population throughsecuring and reinforcing the agricultural production

Obj.: - Provide in a secure way, the production of improved seeds of various cropsthanks to the lands development of 4 new sites.

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Seeds National Department
Secondary: Farmers
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Formulate the tender documents allowing the implementation of the project
Create and develop the 4 production farms (Loumbila, Pobé-Mengao, Séguéré and Bagré)
Construct 4 warehouses and 4 drying areas for the farms of Loumbila, Pobé-Mengao, Séguéré and Bagré
To fence the seeds farms of Loumbila, Pobé-Mengao and Séguéré
5. Redevelop and extend the offices of the Seeds National Department
6. To control the quality of seeds on site and in laboratory
7. Sensitize and train the seeds producers, the agricultural agents of supervision
8. Train the seeds inspectors
9. Equip the laboratory of the Seeds National Department
10. Purchase transportation and computer materials for the Seeds NationalDepartemnt
12. Expected results (outputs) 1.Four seeds farms (Loumbila, Pobe-Mengao, Seguere and Bagre) are createdand exploited for the production of seeds with irrigation system
2.The producers, the supervision agents and the seeds inspectors of theRegional Office of Ministry of Agriculture are sensitized regarding theobjectives of the project and trained concerning the production and seedspreservation techniques
3.The following infrastructures works are fulfilled: Redevelopment andextension of the offices of Seeds National Department, 4 warehouses and 4drying places, the fence of the 4 new sites, big diameter drilling, sitesdevelopment)
4.The laboratory of the Seeds National Department is equipped
5.The control of the seeds quality on site and in the laboratory is ensured for allthe certified seeds producers
6.The producers are organized in seeds producers groups
13. Inputs 1.
14. Implementing agency Leading: National Seeds Department, MAHRH
15. Status of the project 4. 1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
17. Person in charge Name: Korama S. Jacques e-mail:

Address: BP 1764 Tel: 50 38 58 96
Cell: 76 67 00 96
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