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Cameroon rice projects

Information Sheet of Concept Notes  in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Cameroon
2. Title (Full name) Update the National Strategy for rice production development in Cameroon
3. Project Location All of Cameroon
4. Type of project



1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields of support (multiple selection) 1






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. Funding Sources (Funding agency) State of Cameroon, PTF
7. Budget
8. Duration
2 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve rice production in order to ensure food security and increase rice producer income
Obj.: - To have an updated national rice development strategic planning framework


10. Target beneficiaries Direct: The State, technical and financial partners and private investors interested in the rice sector
Sec: Rice producers grouped in producer organizations (OP), especially the GIC, their unions and federations
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Inventory of new components in the current context
2.
Choice an consideration of new components to integrate into the strategy document
3.
Production of updated draft report
4.
Validation of the report and wide dissemination of the updated strategy document
12. Expected results (outputs) 1.
The strategy document for rice production development is updated and includes a monitoring and evaluation system
2.
Regional rice development plans are elaborated
13. Indicators M-E 1.
Number of new components are inventoried
2.
SNDR document updated
14. Implementing Agency
Rice Task Force
15. Status of the Project

1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. Ongoing, 4. Completed
16. Issues/Problems
Information Sheet of Concept Notes  in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Cameroon
2. Title (Full name) Project for the development of infrastructures for treatment, transformation and storage in the rice producing zones in Cameroon
3. Project Location All the production zones in Cameroon
4. Type of project



1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields of support (multiple selection) 5
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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.
6. Funding Sources (Funding agency) PTF, State, Private Sector
7. Budget
8. Duration
5 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve rice production in order to ensure food security and increase rice producer income
Obj.: - Improve the treatment, storage and packaging to increase value added to the production


10. Target beneficiaries Direct:

Rice producers, grouped in producer organizations (OP), especially the GIC, their unions and federations

Equipment producers and distributors, Transformers
Sec: Other actors in the rice sector
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Construction of infrastructure for storage and packaging
2.
Equipment for warehouses and transformation factories
3.
Training of sector actors in post-harvest operations
4.
Project Management and coordination
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1.
Infrastructures for storage and packaging are construction and functional
2.
Warehouses and factories are equipped
3.
Sector actors are trained in post-harvest operations
4.
Rice produced is high quality and competitive in the marketplace
5.

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13. Indicators M-E 1.
Number of warehouses constructed
2.
Number of packaging factories constructed, equipped and functional
3.
Number of transformation factories constructed, equipped and functional
4.
Number of actors trained in post-harvest operations
5.
Quality of transformed and packaged rice
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14. Implementing Agency
One UGP will be created under the supervision of the MINADER
15. Status of the Project

1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. Ongoing, 4. Completed
16. Issues/Problems
Information Sheet of Concept Notes  in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Cameroon
2. Title (Full name) Project to describe the rice producing zones and elaborate the guiding framework for irrigation in Cameroon
3. Project Location All the rice producing zones in Cameroon
4. Type of project



1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields of support (multiple selection) 7






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.
6. Funding Sources (Funding agency) State of Cameroon, PTF
7. Budget
8. Duration
3 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve rice production in order to ensure food security and increase rice producer income
Obj.: - To have a national level operational planning tool for rice production development


10. Target beneficiaries Direct: The State, technical and financial partners, and private investors interested in the rice sector
Sec: Rice producers, grouped in producer organizations (OP), especially the GIC, their unions and federations
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Inventory and description of potential areas for irrigation and rice cultivation
2.
Elaboration of the guiding framework for irrigation for Cameroon
3.
Elaboration of regional rice development plans
4.
Project Management
12. Expected results (outputs) 1.
The potential irrigated zones are inventories and described
2.
The potential irrigated area is known and the guiding framework is available
3.
The information for the elaboration of the regional rice development plans is known
4.
The project objectives are reached
13. Indicators M-E 1.
Number of plans and reports on the guiding framework, produced and validated
2.
Number of missions implemented for the study
3.
Percentage of project objectives reached
14. Implementing Agency
One management unit is created within the MINADER
15. Status of the Project
1.
1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. Ongoing, 4. Completed
16. Issues/Problems
Information Sheet of Concept Notes  in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Cameroon
2. Title (Full name) Project to promote technical specifications and technological packages for rice production in 5 agroecology zones
3. Project Location National
4. Type of project



1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields of support (multiple selection) 2
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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. Informations/Gestion des savoirs
6. Funding Sources (Funding agency) State, PTF, Private sector
7. Budget
8. Duration
5 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve rice production in order to ensure food security and increase rice producer income
Obj.: - Improve rice farming techniques in order to improve productivity and yields


10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice producers in 5 targeted agroecology production zones
Sec: All actors in the rice sector
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Inventory and study of technical specifications and technological packages for rain-fed and irrigated rice
2.
Production of communication materials
3.
Training of extension agents
4.
Dissemination of technical specifications and technological packages
5.
Project Management
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1.
The existing technical specifications and technological packages for rice are
2.
Data base of technical specifications and technological packages established and operational (Rice for Africa)
3.
The exisiting technical specifications and technological packages for rice are available in multimedia formats (audio, audiovisual, magazine, newspaper comic strips …)
4.
Extension agents understand the technical specifications and technological
5.
Contracts with multimedia operators are agreed and implemented
6.
The technical specifications and technological packages for rice are disseminated in all the rice producing zones
13. Indicators M-E 1.
Number of multimedia materials produced on technical specifications and technological packages
2.
Number of listening groups formed
3.
Number of hand crank radios distributed to listening groups
4.
Number of contracts signed for the dissemination of technical specifications and technological packages
5.
Number of extension agents trained
6.
Number of television shows on technical specifications and technological
7.
Number of radio shows on technical specifications and technological
8.
Number of newspaper and magazine article on technical specifications and technological packages
9.
Number of adopters of technical specifications and technological packages (total or by technological package)
14. Implementing Agency

15. Status of the Project

1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. Ongoing, 4. Completed
16. Issues/Problems
Information Sheet of Concept Notes  in CARD First Group Countries
1. Country Cameroon
2. Title (Full name) Development of new PI in the rice producing zones of Adamaoua, the North and Extreme North
3. Project Location Rice producing zones of Adamaoua, the North and Extreme North
4. Type of project



1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Fields of support (multiple selection) 7
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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.
6. Funding Sources (Funding agency)
7. Budget
8. Duration
5 years
9. Goal and objectives Goal: Improve rice production in order to ensure food security and increase rice producer income
Obj.: - Increase the area under rice cultivation by irrigating new arable lands
- Increase the agricultural productivity of farms

10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice producers in the newly developed rice production zones
Sec: All actors in the rice sector in and near the new rice producing zones
11. Project component (activities) 1.
Organization and strengthening of farmer associations
2.
Study and development of the rice production zones
3.
Watershed protection
4.
Project Management
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1.
The water users associations that management and ensure the sustainability of the PI are created and effective
2.
APS and APD studies completed for the new PI in the target zones
3.
The development of the new PI in the target zones are completed
4.
The vegetative cover in the watershed are restored and target zones protected
5.
The management and farming plans for the PI are elaborated and implemented
6.

13. Indicators M-E 1.
Number of APS and APD studies completed
2.
Number of water user associations established and operational
3.
Area of rice production developed
4.
Tonnage of rice produced in the developed zones
5.
Percentage completion of the project objectives
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14. Implementing Agency
One UGP will be put under the supervision of the Minader
15. Status of the Project

1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. Ongoing, 4. Completed
16. Issues/Problems