39113-012: Improving the Livelihood of Poor Farmers & Disadvantaged Groups in the Eastern Development Region (EDR)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The specific objective is to allow the most marginalized and disadvantaged households (low caste, Dalit, ethnic minority groups, female headed households) in four districts of the Eastern Development Region to effectively participate in and benefit from the development of the agricultural value chain. High value crop production, vegetable farming and other income generation activities will be promoted by the Project. It is foreseen to implement a comprehensive development package comprising of s... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 39113-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9101
Approval Date 13 Dec 2006
Geographical Location 4 districts of Eastern Development Region, namely Dhankuta, Morang, Saptari and Sunsari.
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
/ Agricultural Production and Markets
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Social development
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Ahsan Tayyab
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
Mr. Tek B. Thapa

PDS Creation Date
21 Mar 2007

Last PDS Update
20 Feb 2014

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