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Promote the cultivation of Upland High-yielding Rice varieties

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Description

Overview
Sector Agriculture
Focus area
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Type of action Strategy/Policy
Scope Not known
Stage Under development
Submitted to UNFCCC registry No
Start of initiative
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Financing and support details
Financing status Seeking financing
Total cost
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Financing requested US$ 5.5 mln
Financing received to-date
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Principal source of financing Not known
Principal type of financing Not known
Capacity building required Yes
Technology transfer required Yes
Additional information
Proponent(s) Department of Agriculture
International funder(s)
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Organization providing technical support
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Contact
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Objective:

Promote and facilitate the expansion of the cultivation of the Rice Expansion and the New Rice for Africa (NERICA) projects, leading to reduction of emissions of greenhouse gases, particularly methane which is produced from flooded rice fields.

Activities: (2012 - 2020)
Detailed activities are not available yet

Impact and MRV

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Cumulative GHG reductions: No data available
Mitigative capacity:

Projected emissions from the Agriculture Sector are about 8.473 MtCO2eq and it is proposed to reduce these emissions by about 33% through the implementation of this project.

Co-benefits:

Social: Poverty alleviation, availability of food storage and processing facilities to reduce food losses, improvement in the quantitative and qualitative availability of food for the population, increased food security, reduced conflict.
Economic: Information has not been provided
Environmental: Information has not been provided

MRV Framework:
No MRV plan has been defined