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  • 1. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP)-Ghana0
  • 2. MOAP18/06/2013 MINISTRY OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
  • 3. MOAPITEM AmountUSD ($)Disbursement rate(in %)Total Request 8,424,014.40Total Released 4,000,000.00Disbursement target for April 2013 3,305,601.00 82.64Actual disbursement 2,034,398.00 50.85Commitments (until June 2013) 1,965,602.00 49.19Total disbursement estimate (by June 30,2013)4,000,000.00 100.00Total Disbursement for WAAPP 1 15,000,000 99.5%Number of withdrawal applications since September 2012 Two (2)© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana2
  • 4. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana3Done; 8Not Done; 3Partially Done ; 2 Not due yet; 0
  • 5. MOAPStatus of RecommendationsStatus ofRecommendationsStatus of AchievementDone· Impact Evaluation Study /Implementation Completion reports (ICR)submitted· All Documentation prior to project closure in place· Final audit conducted (ongoing).· Expansion of planting material multiplication scheme (additional52 acres after September)· Results framework Updated· 5 Prototypes of Mechanical Cassava Harvester Developed· e-Extension program on pilot in 10 districts in 2 regions· biotechnology laboratory completed and furnishing almostcompleteNot done· Irrigation facility to cassava multiplication sites at NCoS yet to be done· Development of capacity of Researchers to enable them access tothe Regional Competitive Grant· value chain benchmarking studies not donePartially done· Preparation of a roadmap on Innovation Platform and sensitization,training of trainers program· Development of a web-based M&E information system tointroduce a multi-site, internet-based M&E system ongoingNot due yet Non© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana4
  • 6. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana5Status of the Developments of the ActionPlans (Gender, Communication, and ClimateChange)• Draft Climate change Action plan in place forapproval at the Wrap-up meeting• Communication Action plan developed by CORAFyet to be reviewed• Gender – Gender and Agricultural DevelopmentStrategy (GADS) is under reviewStatus of WebsiteWAAPP Ghana Website is functional and linkedto MoFA and CORAF refer (www.waapp.org.gh )
  • 7. MOAP New results of the research programs (since last supervisionmission of September 2012)© West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP)-Ghana 6• Release of 4 new varieties of sweet potato• Release of 3 new varieties of CocoyamCropVariety (localName)Exp.Yield(Mt/ha)Avg. yield (Mt/ha)GHMeaning/RemarksSweet PotatoCSIR-‘Patron’ 2013.7mt (2012)Strong LeaderCSIR-‘Bohye’ 22 PromiseCSIR-‘Dziladadanynuie ’18 Good MotherCSIR-‘ligri’ 22 CashCocoyamCRI-Gye me di 8.26.3 (2011)Believe meCRI-Akyede 5.7 GiftCRI-M’ aye yie. 7.6 I am well off
  • 8. MOAP7CRI- Akyede CRI-Gye me di CRI-M’ aye yie-CRI- ‘Ligri’CRI- ‘Patron CRI - ‘bohyeCRI- ‘dadanyuie’
  • 9. MOAPAcademic Trainings (number of trainees in PhD, in MSc,with breakdown male/female; periods, place/venues© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana8TYPE OFTRAININGNUMBER MALE FEMALE PERIOD VENUE REMARKSPhD 1 1 - 5 years KNUST CocoyamBreedingMSc 26 19 7 2 years KNUST (6)UCC (8), UG (8)GTUC (2)Wisconsin Int.(1) UCEW (1)NARS (22) &MOFA (4)Ongoing – Before 2012Fresh Sponsorship – 2013TYPE OFTRAININGNUMBER MALE FEMALE PERIOD VENUE REMARKSPhD 22 18 4 5 years KNUST (16)UCC (2), UG (3)Wageningen (1)18 from CRI,SARI (2), ARI (1)MSc 34 20 13 2 years KNUST (18)UCC (3), UG (10)10 from CRI outof which 7 are
  • 10. MOAPInfrastructures (status of rehabilitations of the NCoS;number of contracts and amounts; any issues)• Construction and furbishing of a BiotechnologyLaboratory at CRI, Fumesua, in Kumasi completed.• Core facilities and equipment have also been upgradedat NCOS• CSIR-FRI, CSIR-SARI, CSIR-SRI and CSIR-PGRRI receivednew equipment.• Screen houses have been established for CSIR-CRI,CSIR-PGRRI and CSIR-SARI.© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana9
  • 11. MOAPCurrent State of Biotechnology Laboratory at NCOS© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana10Insert: Screen house(USAID/CORAF) sited close to theLab to facilitate seed
  • 12. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana11Installation of furniture and equipment ongoingBiotechnology Laboratory at CRI, Fumesua
  • 13. MOAPCompetitive funds (number of projects selected/financed;type of projects selected/financed; and results if any)Seed production: (quantity of seed (foundation andcommercial seeds) produced per commodity; and estimatedarea coverage (how many ha will be covered)Dissemination of technologies (number and status)Innovation platforms© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana12Report on the following
  • 14. MOAPCompetitive funds projectsselected/financedObjective Results PrincipalInvestigatorIntegrated Management of Field,Storage Pests and Post-HarvestHandling to extend Shelf- life ofYamTo identifytechnologies that willimprove shelf life ofyam.Locally ImprovedYam storage Barndeveloped at thewith local materialsMr. FrancisKusi, CSIR –SARIDevelopment, Demonstrationand Transfer of Improved Yamstorage BarnTo develop,demonstrate andtransfer an improvedyam barn to farmers.Improved Yamstorage Barndeveloped wilhcooling system atthe Wenchi AgricStationMr. FredDjokoto, CSIR -IIRScreening of Cassava Genotypesfor the Management of Tuber Rotof Cassava in the Greater AccraRegionTo control cassavatuber rot to enhancefood security andpoverty alleviation.Mr. Eric W.Cornelius, Universityof Ghana, LegonDetermining Mineral Fertilizer To enhance stable Farmers aware Dr. B.D.K
  • 15. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana14An improved mechanical yam storage barnThe Researcher inspecting tubersstored in the locally improved barn
  • 16. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana15Technology/Dissemination Impact BeneficiariesNumber % with respectto targetYam Fertilizer Response on SomeBenchmark Soils in the Interior SavannaZone of Ghana: Calibrating the QUEFTSModel for Yam Fertilization in Ghana.Beneficiary Farmers know the most efficientuse of fertilizer to maximized yam production2,500 83Demonstration and Popularization ofMechanical Cassava HarvestingTechnologyCommercial Farmer processing Companiessuch as CALTEK have expressed interest andtest run it. Other WAAPP Countries haveshown interest.1,487 76Integrated Pests Managementstrategies of field and post harvestpractices to extend shelf life of yamFarmers have seen the use of wood ash ascost effective and highly efficient/effectivemeans of treating yams setts against pestsand diseases. They are also happy with thehigh germination rate and robustness/vigourof plants compared to the use of bothsynthetic chemicals and warm watertreatment.4,300 87Promoting Efficient Uptake of CassavaProcessing Technologies for EnhancedMarket Access and Increased Productivityfor Cassava Farmers and Processors.• Cassava flour prepared under solar dryingconditions has relatively highermarketability compared to cassava flourprepared under local conditions• In the Volta region Mawuli and Awudomesecondary schools have fully incorporatedcomposite flour into their bread. This hasdrastically reduced their cost of feeding by2802 88
  • 17. MOAPTechnology/Dissemination Impact BeneficiariesNumber % with respectto targetUse of Alternative Food Flours for Baking-Capacity and Capability Building of LocalBakers and Educational Institutions inCoastal Communities64 processors have so far been introduced tothe HQCF/composite flour technology and1,132 70Technology Dissemination(Demonstrations & Field Days etc.Most farmers have learnt that 4,000 cassavacuttings could be used to plant an acre of landcompared to a little over 2,000 cuttings beingused in farmers’ practice. This eventuallyincreases plant population, controls weeds andincreases yield28,750 69Yam Improvement Technologies/ProgrammeYam farmers using ridge technology havelearnt that 4,000 yam setts could be planted onan acre of land using ridges as against 2,700-2,800 that were planted on moundsHighly degraded land (fields that have beenoverused and have lost its fertility) land couldbe used to cultivate yam with yields as high asthat from virgin lands in the Ejura district7,500 75Cassava ImprovementTechnologies/Programme4 New varieties released and beingdisseminated for adoption10,260 82Sweet Potato ImprovementTechnologies/Programme4 New varieties released and beingdisseminated for adoption1,117 43Cocoyam improvementTechnologies/Programme3 New varieties released and beingdisseminated for adoption780 48© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana16
  • 18. MOAPBeneficiaries FarmersRecording Higher yields• Interactions with beneficiary farmers:– 4,000 cassava cuttings for an acre of landcompared to a little over 2,000 by farmers’practice.– This eventually increases plant population,controls weeds and increases yield .© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana17
  • 19. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana18A WAAPP Farmers’ Group at Nsuatre in the Brong Ahafo RegionWith a physically challenged group leader
  • 20. MOAPIndicator Name Target Ach’vnt Achieved (%)Indicator One:Project beneficiaries direct/indirect,breakdown Male – 67,185Female – 44,977125, 000112,16289.72%(38.1%female)Indicator Two:Released technologies by NCOS (at least threeper NCOS over five years, cumulative)9 19 211.1%Indicator Three:Released technologies that show animprovement in yield of at least 15% comparedto the control technology100% 100% 100%Indicator Four:Area under improved technologiesdisseminated under the project30, 000 39,368.7 131.2%Indicator Five:Producers who have adopted improvedtechnologies made available under the project75,000 72,905 97.20%
  • 21. MOAP2 social & environmental focal pointsnominatedResettlement policy framework (RPF) and/ orresettlement action plan not triggered byWAAPP GH.Environmental and Social Screening Form (ESSF)will be used for WAAPP 2World Bank has organized one training. WAAPP 2will also organize another training for scientistsand other stakeholders© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana20
  • 22. MOAPStatus of exchange visits since Last ISM:Collaborators(in)Type ofExchangeVisitPurpose/technologyAchievement RemarksYoung VisitingScientist fromMali (SaloumaMacalou)Collaborative researchResearch intoRoot and Tubersand Cereals atthe CRIOn going Visited Ghana onthe 9th Februaryand will study for3 monthsCote’ D’ivoireTeamStudy Tour To understudythe cocoaindustry/research and e-extensionLessons learnt from theoperations ofe-extension as a goodpotential for technologydisseminationJanuary 2013Sierra LeoneanTeamStudy Tour To learn lessonsfrom WAAPPGhanaAchievements/experiencesLessons learnt from theoperations ofe-extension, mechanicalcassava harvester, releasedvarieties/technologies, M&EsystemThe team spent10 days in Ghanain February 2013Togolese Team Study Tour To learn lessonsfrom WAAPPGhanaLessons learnt from theoperations ofe-extension, mechanicalThe team spent10 days in GhanaMarch 2013
  • 23. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana22.Sorghum and cowpea varieties brought from Senegalhas been tested, harvested and distributed to farmers inthe Northern part of the Country for adoption.The rice seeder brought from Mali in September 2012is still undergoing trials for efficiency and effectiveness atSARI.
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  • 26. MOAPRelease of 4 new varieties of sweet potatoAdoption of Sorghum and cowpea varieties fromSenegalPiloting of e-extension Program in 10 districtsDevelopemnt of 5 prototypes of mechanical cassavaharvesterBiotech Laboratory completed and furnished
  • 27. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana26Release of 4 New Sweet Potato VarietiesCropVariety (localName)Exp. Yield(Mt/ha)Avg. yield(Mt/ha) GHMeaning/RemarksSweet PotatoCSIR-‘Patron’ 2013.7mt (2012)Strong LeaderCRI-‘Bohye’22PromiseCRI-‘Dziladadanyuie ’18 Good MotherCSIR-‘ligri’22 Cash
  • 28. MOAP27CRI- ‘Ligri’CRI- ‘PatronCRI - ‘bohyeCRI- ‘dadanyuie’
  • 29. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana28• An e-extension portal – www.e-extension.gov.gh with anaudio conferencing interface has been built with contenttranslated into 6 major languages to be available tofarmers with the use of standard mobile phones when fullyoperational• Data connect equipment has been procured and internetservices/access also operational.• 200 field staff have been trained in 10 pilot districts andprocurement of 200 smartphones for use done• An e-lab has been established at the DAES• So far 4 Countries have expressed deep interest toreplicate• The program will be launched in June 2013
  • 30. MOAPThe e-Extension Initiativewww.e-extension.gov.gh
  • 31. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana30Training of AEAs by Prep-eez officialSamples of Smart Phones
  • 32. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana31Computer proficiency Training for Field Officers by Prep-eez official
  • 33. MOAP• 5 prototypes of the Mechanical CassavaHarvester were fabricated with localmechanics at Tema with technicalBackstopping from the Developer.• The machines will be handed over to MoFAAgric Mechanization Service Centres (AMSEC)latest by June 2013© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana32
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  • 35. MOAP© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana34Field Images of Participants at JOSMA Processing factory
  • 36. MOAP• Result Based M&E workshop Organized for 40Staff (Researchers, Program Leaders, Focalpersons, etc.)• Workshop on Climate Change Action Planorganized for 25 staff• Financial management workshop organized for45 project Accountant of ImplementingAgencies•© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana35
  • 37. MOAPThe Launching and an inception workshop of the 2nd Phase ofWAAPP was held from the the 19th – 20th of February 2013. Itattracted approximately 110 participants from Ghana and thesub region comprising staff from MoFA, CSIR, CORAF/WECARD,Private Sector, the World Bank etc.Major Recommendations• Promote tissue culture to facilitate rapid multiplication andgeneration of adequate planting materials to farmers.• Identify and equip incubation centres to promote processingand other technologies.• embark on vigorous environmental and safeguardsinterventions in seed development.• identify and support seed out growers generate adequatecertified seed for farmers© West Africa Agricultural ProductivityProgram (WAAPP)-Ghana36
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