Papua New Guinea: Smallholder Support Services Pilot Project

Sovereign Project | 31647-013 Status: Approved

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Project Name Smallholder Support Services Pilot Project
Project Number 31647-013
Country Papua New Guinea
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture and Natural Resources - Agricultural production

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description To improve agricultural support services to smallholders in the two post populous provinces of PNG namely Eastern Highlands Province and Morobe Province. This includes the establishment of a support services contract facility in each of the two provinces to increase performance-based contract services to smallholders, and capacity building for agricultural staff and service providers.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy To increase the access by smallholders to imrpoved agricultural support services.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Eastern Highlands and Morobe provinces

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Three long-term domestic (Deputy Project Coordinator, and SSCF Deputy Managers) and two long-term international (Adviser) consultants, each providing 63 person-months of services. In addition, one short-term international consultant for carrying out planning workshops will be recruited.
Procurement Civil works contracts will be awarded on the basis of local competitive bidding. Supply and service contracts will be awarded on the basis of direct purchase procedure.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Operations Division
Executing Agencies
Department of Agriculture and Livestock, Konedobu
Mr. Sam Lahis
P. O. Box 417
Konedobu, NCD
Papua New Guinea


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 22 May 1998 to 10 Jun 1998
MRM 29 Jun 1998
Approval 10 Dec 1998
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 13 Dec 2006
Last PDS Update 16 Jan 2009
Title Document Type Document Date
Smallholder Support Services Pilot Project Project/Program Completion Reports May 2009
Smallholder Support Services Pilot Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 1998

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