Poverty reduction through crop intensification in rice fallows (RRC) & New rice seed from client oriented breeding

Starting Date:
November 3, 2008
Ending Date:
March 31, 2010
Banke, Bara, Dhanusha, Kailali, Kaski, Morang, Rautahat, Rupandehi, Siraha
Research into Use (RiU), funded by DFID (UK Government)
Implementation Partner(s):
Forum for Rural Welfare and Agricultural Reform for Development (FORWARD), Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD)

Budget: 8297.7 GBP

The immediate objectives for ANSAB in this partnership are to:

  • Design value chain studies for three commodities: rice, mungbean and lentil;
  • Provide technical support to field team and submit a comprehensive report by analyzing the information collected from the field by June 2009, and
  • Participate in review and planning meetings and contribute/share knowledge on value chain in second and third years.