|Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD First Group Countries|
|2. Title (Full name)||Improving Yield, Quality and Adaptability of Upland and Rainfed Lowland Rice Varieties in Ghana to Reduce|
|3. Project Location||Nobewam, Hohoe, Aframso, Atebubu|
|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.
|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
|7. Cost||Total:||US 184,820|
|8. Project duration||Start:||2009
|9. Goal and objectives||Goal:||To improve food security and incomes of small holder farmers through the use of high yielding and high quality rice|
|Obj.:||To develop high yielding upland and lowland varieties that combine good grain quality and good adaptation to the target zones
|To select and evaluate the new improved vareties in the target zones using farmer participatory|
|10. Target beneficiaries||Direct:||Farmers, consumers|
|11. Project component (activities)||1.
||Breeding for high yield and consumer acceptable varieties|
||Participatory evaluation of selected varieties at different targeted ecozones|
||Dissemination of released varieties|
|12. Expected results (outputs)||1. high yielding and consumer acceptable varieties released
|13. Inputs||Collaboration (MoFA, Cornell University, SARI, FRI, AfricaRice, IRRI, TechnoServe)|
|14. Implementing agency||Leading:||CSIR-CRI|
|15. Status of the project||3.
||1?Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed|
|17. Person in charge||Name:||e-mail:|
|Key Word:||rice, high yielding, consumer acceptability,|