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    Promote the cultivation of Upland High-yielding Rice varieties

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    Sector Agriculture
    Focus area
    (no data)
    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
    (no data)
    Financing requested US$ 5.5 mln
    Financing received to-date
    (no data)
    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)
    (no data)
    Organization providing technical support
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    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


    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.


    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

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