Tag: Rice value chain

Call for Expression of Interest – Rice Value Chain Short Concepts

The Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI), a GIZ implemented project, wishes to announce its call for expression of interest and short concepts under the CARI Matching Fund (MF) in Nigeria, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Tanzania. Main target group of the MF are Private Sector Organizations. In reasonably justified exemptions, Public Sector Institutions or Non-Governmental Organizations heading a consortium of partners… Read more →

JICA to scale up rice projects in Ashanti, Northern Regions in Ghana

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will be implementing the second phase of one of its flagship Projects in the Agriculture Sector in the Ashanti and Northern Regions. The project is dubbed ‘Project for Sustainable Development of Rainfed Lowland Rice Production’. This was made known at two separate workshops organized in Kumasi and Tamale to inform beneficiaries about the contents of… Read more →

AfDB-funded project to boost cassava, rice production launched in Tanzania

A project that seeks to increase food security and improve the income and living standards of small-holder farmers in 20 African countries was launched last week in Tanzania. The project, ‘Multinational – CGIAR Support to Agricultural Research for Development of Strategic Crops in Africa (SARD-SC)” and supported by the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) will improve the value chains of four… Read more →