32541-013: Alternative Livelihoods Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The goal of the Project is to protect and improve the standard of living of rural people put at risk because of the restructuring of the sugar industry. The purpose of the Project is to increase sustainable livelihoods, on- and off-farm, to at least replace those lost during the course of sugar industry restructuring. To achieve this, the Project seeks to (i) maintain a healthy agriculture sector with viable alternatives to sugarcane farming, (ii) generate sustainable off-farm and self-employmen... Read More

Country Fiji
Project Number 32541-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2158
Approval Date 28 Mar 2005
Closing Date 01 Dec 2008
Geographical Location The Project covers the sugarcane belts and nearby rural and peri-urban areas of the Western and Northern Divisions on the main islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.
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
Thomas Gloerfelt-Tarp
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Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Pacific Operations Division

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture
Dr. Richard Beyer

PDS Creation Date
17 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
23 Oct 2008

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