37666-012: Improving Poor Farmer's Livelihoods Through Post Harvest Technology

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall objective of the proposed initiative is to address food security issues and to improve the livelihoods of poor farmers through capacity building in rice post harvest technology. The immediate objectives are to: (i) reduce post harvest losses due to spoilage, wastage, and quality deterioration, and extend the length of period that farmers may store rice through extension of training and knowledge of effective and pesticide-free storage techniques; (2)strengthen rice milling ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 37666-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9036
Approval Date 18 Dec 2003
Geographical Location Cambodia and Viet Nam
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture and Natural Resources



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Ian William Makin
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
International Rice Research Institute
Joseph Rickman

PDS Creation Date
15 Apr 2008

Last PDS Update
16 Apr 2008