TICAD IV Follow-up Mechanism Annual Progress Report 2009
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1-3.  Agriculture and Rural Development  [ Boosting Economic Growth ]

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1-3-1.Enhance capacity to increase food production and agricultural productivity

Yokohama Action Plan Proposed Measures by Japan/Implementing Partners Implementing
Potential Resources, Possible Contributions (Summary)
[3]Increase rice production through developing capacities to adopt systematic crop management, and new methodologies including wider use of New Rice for Africa (NERICA), aiming at doubling the rice production in African countries in ten years. ● Doubling rice production in African countries within 10 years GoJ(MOFA)/JICA/AGRA GoJ (MOFA)/JICA: Grants and technical assistance out of ¥26 billion mentioned above
AGRA: Support for rice crop development, improvement of soils, strengthening of rice markets, and development of water management systems

●Concrete projects will be selected through consultations between Japan/Implementing Partners and African countries.
●MDB projects are to be decided.
●$ = US dollars
●Assistance measures written on a yellow ground are those embodied in 2008 (JFY) after TICAD IV.
●Assistance measures written on a pink ground are those embodied in 2009 (JFY) after TICAD IV.

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