30228-013: Crop Diversification

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Description

The primary objective of the Project is to promote production and marketing of secondary agricultural crops in potential pocket areas based on a farmer group approach, thereby contributing to poverty reduction in the most poverty stricken regions of the country. The Project has been formulated with due emphasis on the importance of the active participation of the private sector in agricultural extension and research as well as of the active involvement of women. The Project scope will ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 30228-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1778
Approval Date 09 Nov 2000
Closing Date 19 Dec 2008
Geographical Location Salyan, Dailekh, Surkhet, Dang, Banke, Bardiya and Jumla in the mid-western region; and Baitadi, Dadeldhura, Darchula, Doti, Accham, Kailali, and Kanchanpur in the far-western region.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural Production and Markets
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Govinda P. Gewali
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Department of Agriculture
Mr. D. B. Swar

PDS Creation Date
29 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
20 Jan 2009

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