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Information Sheet of Rice Related Project/Program in CARD Second Group Countries
1. Country Rwanda
2. Title (Full name) Mitigating the impact of climate change on rice diseases virulence
3. Project Location Cyabayaga, Cyili, Bugarama
4. Type of project 1. 3.
1. Grant, 2. Loan, 3. Technical Coop./Assistance, 4. National budget, 5. Private sector
5. Field of support 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 )
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6. Fund sources
(Funding agency)
AfricaRice-GTZ
7. Budget 58,000 Euros
8. Project duration Start: Jan 2011
(dd/mm/yy) End: Dec 2012
9. Goal and objectives Goal: To increase well being of farmers growing rice despite climate change
Obj.: To mitigate the impact of climate change on occurrence and virulence of rice pathogens affecting rice yields
10. Target beneficiaries Direct: Rice growers
Sec.: Researchers, technicians
11. Project component (activities) 1. Field and Farmer Surveys
2. Screening of Near Isogenic Lines
3. Capacity building
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12. Expected results (outputs) 1. Farmer perceptions of environmental change and rice diseases severity inventoried
2. Rice-pathogen interactions quantified under climatic scenarios
3. Rice yield losses due to blast and bacterial leaf blight assessed under current and future climate
4. NARS scientists and farmers knowledge of rice disease management under climate change enhanced
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13. Inputs Germplasm
14. Implementing agency RAB Research
15. Status of the project 2. 1. Pipeline, 2. Approved, 3. On-going, 4. Completed
16. Issues/problems
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