What we do

Our projects aims to support the actors in the rice value chain in a holisitic manner. On the following page you can read insightful stories and reports, highlighting our continuing work on technology and innovation, gender, our partner cooperation, our impact and efforts to make climate friendly rice a reality. You can also read about the various events and happenings that have taken place through the CARI project.

Impact

RiceAdvise Lite and WeedManager Training of Trainers: An approach to SMART Agriculture

RiceAdvise Lite and WeedManager

RiceAdvise Lite and WeedManager are digital applications developed to support and advise rice farmers on how to undertake management practices on their rice farms, geared towards obtaining high and quality

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Impact

GIZ-MOVE Collaborates with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council for SME/GTA loop Training

SME/GTA loop Training in NEPC Hall Maitama, Abuja.

The initiation of the SME Business Training and Coaching session marks a crucial milestone in the journey towards empowering SMEs in the ECOWAS region. Through such collaborative efforts and innovative initiatives like the SME-Loop, the project aims to unlock the full potential of SMEs, driving sustainable growth and fostering inclusive prosperity throughout the

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Impact

Rice Miller Business Academy

Developing Profitable Farmer Services Training

On March 20–21, 2024, a two-day training session titled "Developing Profitable Farmer Services" was convened by the MOVE project and SENSE Economic Consult, bringing together key stakeholders in Ghana's rice value chain, including millers, farmer cooperatives, and extension services. The objective

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Impact

Economics of Rice Parboiling in Northern Nigeria

Impact Study. Deep Dive.

Given the important role parboiling training plays in the Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI), CARI commissioned an impact study on the economics of rice parboiling in the following Nigerian states: Jigawa, Kano and Kebbi as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

While the main objective of the study was to assess if and how these reached parboilers economically benefit from the trainings, initial attempts are also made at understanding the degree to which these women are empowered beyond mere economic benefits.

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Cooperation, Impact

Better together: The promise of cooperatives

Insights from Rice Cooperatives in Burkina Faso

Cooperatives are considered to have a great potential for the Agricultural Supply Chains. But why, how and what role does CARI play?

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Cooperation, Impact

The ECOWAS Rice Offensive

Collaboration and partnership for working towards rice self-sufficiency in West Africa

Low yields, weak processing and poor value chain linkages characterize the rice value chain in Africa. The above are obstacles that need to be overcome, to lessen import dependency and to support multiple African countries in becoming self-sufficient.

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Impact

Media Coverage of our Activities

CARI's model has gained much interest internationally. Read what renowned media outlets report about CARI in French, Spanisch and German.

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Cooperation, Impact, Technology & Innovation

Follow us along the rice value chain in Nigeria

Let us take you on a virtual fieldtrip to Nigeria ...

Enjoy a descriptive and informative video on CARI's work in Nigeria

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Cooperation, Impact

A Framework for Promoting the Rice Sector in Burkina Faso

7th Stakeholder Conference in the rice sector

An important meeting of stakeholders in the rice sector opened on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, in Ouagadougou under the chairmanship of the representative of the Minister of Agriculture and Water Development, Moussa Maïga.

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