Bangladesh: Second Crop Diversification Project

Sovereign Project | 40534-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Second Crop Diversification Project
Project Number 40534-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7230-BAN: Second Crop Diversification Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural production

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
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 country-wide

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

Stakeholders will participate in consultations and TA workshops at various TA stages.

The PPTA will hold stakeholder workshops, focus group discussions, donor consultations, and discuss with the Project stakeholders in both the public and private sectors to identify the major issues and to well conceptualize the components and implementation arrangements of the envisaged loan.

During Project Implementation tbd

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The PPTA will consist of the provision of expertise of both international and national consultants in the fields of: agriculture development planning, horticulture extension, agriculture economics, rural credit and NGOs, social concerns (including gender, ethnic minorities and land acquisition), and environmental impact and mitigation. In total 31 person months of consultant expertise will be recruited consisting of 11 person months of international expertise and 20 person-months of national expertise.

The selection and engagement of all consulting services will be in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). Consultants will be recruited as individuals with the International Agriculture Development Planner being designated as the Team Leader.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Arun Saha
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Bangladesh Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture
Not specified
714, West Nakhalpara
Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
Bangladesh Bank
Motijheel Commercial Area
P. O. Box 325, Dhaka 2
Department of Agricultural Extension
Md. Saydur Rahman Salim
Department of Agrucultural Extension (DAE), Khamarbari


Concept Clearance 03 Oct 2008
Fact Finding 06 Oct 2008 to 22 Oct 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 05 Feb 2009
Last PDS Update 03 May 2011

TA 7230-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Jan 2009 18 May 2009 18 May 2009 30 Sep 2009 30 Sep 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 85,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 585,000.00 29 Jan 2009 337,695.37
Title Document Type Document Date
Second Crop Diversification Project Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA Nov 2009
Second Crop Diversification Project Concept Papers Jan 2009

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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