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 Name||Smallholder Support Services Pilot Project|
|Country||Papua New Guinea
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount|
|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.|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Eastern Highlands and Morobe provinces|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|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 ADB Officer||ADB Disclosure|
|Responsible ADB Department||Pacific Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Pacific Operations Division|
Department of Agriculture and Livestock, Konedobu
Mr. Sam Lahis
P. O. Box 417
Papua New Guinea
|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|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Papua New Guinea: Smallholder Support Services Pilot Project||Project Performance Evaluation Reports||Nov 2013|
|Papua New Guinea: Smallholder Support Services Pilot Project [Loan 1652-PNG]||Validations of Project Completion Reports||Dec 2010|
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