India: Agribusiness Infrastructure Development Investment Program (Phase 2)

Sovereign Project | 37091-022 Status: Closed


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Project Name Agribusiness Infrastructure Development Investment Program (Phase 2)
Project Number 37091-022
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7195-IND: Agribusiness Infrastructure Development Investment Program (Phase 2)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agro-industry, marketing, and trade

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Bihar and Maharashtra

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The 2008 Country Programming Mission confirmed the Project with the Ministry of finance and Ministry of Agriculture. During the completed PPTA, state and central government agencies, as well as beneficiaries, farmers, the private sector, agro-processors, and other stakeholders were involved through (i) participatory planning workshops to conceptualize project components; and (ii) focus group discussions and consultation workshops to feedback the findings and recommendations of the designing team. The subject TA will hold further detailed discussions with the sector stakeholders and the pool of potential private sector investors through additional focus group discussions and meetings.
During Project Implementation During the implementation of the TA, mainly the private sector stakeholders will be consulted for the preparation of the detailed projects reports of the identified value chains. A general Stakeholders' consultations to increase ownership of project by local rural communities were also carried out.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consultants' inputs will amount to 30 person-months (pm), 28 national and 2 international, for 2 dedicated teams for each state, consisting mainly of the following specialists: Agricultural Supply Chain Expert (6 pm); Infrastructure Specialists (Agricultural, Logistics, and Industrial Infrastructure) 7 pm; Cold Chain Expert (2 pm; Master Planner (2 pm); Project Finance/PPP (4pm); Legal/PPP Contracts Expert (3 pm); (viii) Social Development Specialist (2 pm); (ix) Environmentalist (2 pm). The TA will finance the services of consultants who will be engaged through a firm by ADB in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ahsan Tayyab
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Dept.of Cooperation & Agricultural Marketing
S. K. Goel
Sec_coop &
Governemnt of Maharashtra, Mumbai, 400 032
Department of Agriculture
S. Vijayaraghavan
Bihar, Patna


Concept Clearance 27 Oct 2008
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 27 Jan 2009
Last PDS Update 21 Jul 2011

TA 7195-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2008 27 Apr 2009 27 Apr 2009 30 Jun 2009 31 Oct 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,250,000.00 10 Dec 2008 915,380.45

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