34308-022: Commercial Agriculture Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project will reduce poverty in the rural communities of 11 EDR districts through equitable and sustainable commercialization of agriculture. The project outcome will be improved efficiency of production, marketing, and processing of HVCs such as vegetables, fruits, tea, and spices in the EDR. The project outputs include (i) increased public and private investment in commercial agriculture, (ii) inclusion of poor and semicommercial stakeholders in commercial agriculture, (iii) timely ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 34308-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 0063
Approval Date 16 Nov 2006
Closing Date 11 Feb 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 18,000
Geographical Location Eastern Development Region of Nepal
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural Production and Markets
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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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
Nepal Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
Tek Bahadur Bam

PDS Creation Date
21 Apr 2006

Last PDS Update
02 May 2014

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