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Rwanda rice projects

Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Rwanda
2. Title (Full name) Capacity Building of milling, grading and quality testing standards
3. Project Location Entire Country
4. Type of project 1
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1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 3
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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. Suggested Funding agency Government, NGO, USAID, ACDI/VOCA, Cooperatives, Private Sector
7. Budget 134,000 USD [Recruitment: 40,000 USD per year (recurring), Training: 24,000 USD per year)]
8. Project duration 2 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve the monitoring and inspection of standards, procedures for improving
Obj.: - Improve the skills of monitoring and assessing the quality of locally produced


10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice consumers, Millers, Traders
Sec.: Rice growers
11. Project component (activities) 1. Capacity building on quality inspection service: Recruitment of 4 inspectors (1 for each province) to supervise the standards of milling and grading of locally produced rice
2. Training: Improve the skills of inspectors and mill operators through short term courses, in-country training and on-job trainin
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Number of supervisors imposing milling and grading standards increased
2. Capacity for monitoring and evaluation of the quality of locally produced rice
3. Knowledge on improved methods of standards, quality of rice transferred to
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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Rwanda
2. Title (Full name) Improve quality of locally produced rice through training and provision of post harvest management technologies in Rwanda
3. Project Location Eastern, Western, Southern provinces and Kigali City
4. Type of project 1
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1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 3
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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. Infrastructure
6. Suggested Funding agency Government, NGO, USAID, ACDI/VOCA, Private sector, Cooperatives
7. Budget 4.7 million USD (Infrastructure: 2.5 million USD over 4 years, Training: 550,000 USD
per year)
8. Project duration 4 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: To improve quality of milled rice grains and rice by-products
Obj.: - Improve access to appropriate tools/equipments/infrastructure on improving the quality by farmers,
- Improve harvesting, processing and storage practices of rice producers,
- Train farmers, traders and processors on improving the quality of rice grains and by-products
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, Cooperatives, Rice consumers
Sec.: Traders, Millers
11. Project component (activities) 1. Infrastructure: Develop adequate drying, storage and milling facilities in all rice growing areas
2. Provision/Support: Provide tools, equipments and accessories to improve the quality of rice grains during harvesting, processing and storage steps
3. Training: Create awareness and demonstrate the importance of improved handling practices of paddy grains on quality of milled rice grains
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Post harvest losses of rice production is minimized
2. Productivity and profitability of rice cultivation increased
3. Quality of milled rice grains in Rwanda significantly improved
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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Rwanda
2. Title (Full name) Capacity building of rice extension services in Rwanda
3. Project Location Southern, Eastern, Western provinces and Kigali City
4. Type of project 1
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1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support





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 )
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6. Suggested Funding agency NGO, Government, IRRI, Africa Rice Center, JICA, USAID, FAO, Koica, China
7. Budget 700,000 USD recurring (Recruitment: 400,000 USD per year, Training: 300,000 USD per year)
8. Project duration 4 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve rice extension services by enhancing the capacity and efficiency of
Obj.: - Increase number of extension service personnel in all rice growing schemes,
- Improve the technical skills of service personel through training,

- Develop adequate infrastructure for generation and assessment of on-farm technologies,

- Establish routine programs for training of trainers (ToT)

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, Rice extension staff
Sec.: Actors along the rice value chain
11. Project component (activities) 1. Capacity Building: Recruitment of extension staff through cost-sharing with rice farmers (40%)
2. Capacity Building: Training of extension staff
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Number of rice farmers receiving extension services increased
2. Rice farmer:Extension staff ratio significantly decreased
3. Quality of rice extension services improved
4. Adoption of improved on-farm technologies increased
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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Rwanda
2. Title (Full name) Regular and periodical training of rice growers through Farmer Field School and other approaches
3. Project Location Eastern, Western, and Southern provinces, and Kigali City
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1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 1
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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 )
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6. Suggested Funding agency NGO, Government, FAO, JICA, Koica
7. Budget 3.6 million USD
8. Project duration 4 seasons (2 years)
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve the capacity of rice growers on rice production, post harvesting, processing and marketing skills through periodical training programs
Obj.: - Increase farmers' knowledge on improved technologies on rice production and post-harvest related aspects,
- Promote farmer-to-farmer dissemination of technologies

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, Cooperatives
Sec.: Extension staff
11. Project component (activities) 1. On-farm training: Establish Farmers Field School and/or other farmer-to farmer extension approaches in all rice growing areas
2. Provision/Support: Provide necessary tools, machineries and other inputs (pesticides, fungicides, fertilizers, etc.) to promote farmer-to-farmer dissemination of technologies
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Increased adoption rate of technologies on production, post harvesting and storage of rice in marshlands
2. Increased usage of small tools in on-farm activities of rice growers
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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Rwanda
2. Title (Full name) Monitoring and Evaluation of the effectiveness of extension service systems
3. Project Location Southern, Eastern, Western provinces and Kigali City
4. Type of project 1
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1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 1
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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 )
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6. Suggested Funding agency Govt, FAO, JICA, NGOs, BTC, USAID, AGRA
7. Budget 510,000 USD
8. Project duration 3 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Create an effective monitoring and evaluation system for assessing the
Obj.: - Conduct baseline survey on the current extension services in rice schemes,
- Design a monitoring and evaluation system/plan for extension services,
- Implement and assess the monitoring and evaluation system for rice
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers, extension staff
Sec.: Actors along the rice value chain
11. Project component (activities) 1. Information/Knowledge: Conduct on-farm appraisal of existing extension services through participation of rice growers in marshlands
2. Information/Knowledge: Generate a database on statistics from rice value chain (seed requirements, cultivated area, production, productivity, storage, milling and trading volumes, etc.)
3. Policy/Institutional: Design an appropriate and efficient system and tools for monitoring and evaluation of extension delivery in rice growing areas
4. Training: Develop a training curriculum, and train the M&E staff on collecting and analyzing data on the delivery of on-farm technologies to rice growers
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. An effective monitoring and evaluation system for extension services is
2. M&E staff trained on collecting, analyzing and evaluating the impact,
3. On-farm rice productivity levels significantly improved
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