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Ensuring food security by enhancing rice value-chain Benin

ARF2.1-3 Ensuring food security by enhancing rice value-chain Benin
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Project description

Aim: To develop an adapted model of rice intensification, promoting the best rice-processing practices at local level and developing collective marketing mechanisms for the processed rice in Benin.

Objective: To develop a national partnership on novative practices promoting local rice that contribute to ensuring a market-oriented food security.

Method: A participatory research-action approach in which researchers, extensionists, development organisations and operators of the sector will pool their knowledge to stimulate innovations for the production of sustainable food.

Country: Benin.

Dutch policy goals: Increased sustainable agricultural production; Improved access to better nutrition; More efficient markets; and A better business climate.

Duration: April 2015 – April 2018

 

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