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

Starting Date: November  2008
Ending Date: March 2010
Location: Banke, Bara, Dhanusha, Kailali, Kaski, Morang, Rautahat, Rupandehi, Siraha
Donor(s): 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.