43105-012: Improving Small Farmers' Access to Market in Bihar and Maharashtra

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The impact of the Project will be the increased income of small-scale farmers in Bihar and Maharashtra through access to alternative higher-return markets. The outcome will be the enhanced integration of small-scale fresh fruit and vegetable (FF&V) farmers, including female and scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribe (ST) farmers, into the horticulture value chains in those states. The outputs of the Project will be: (i) 2,000 small-scale farmers are organized into 20 effective farmer ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 43105-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9147
Approval Date 30 Jul 2010
Geographical Location States of Bihar and Maharashtra
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural Production and Markets
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Rezaul K. Khan
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Maharashtra Dept. of Cooperation, Mktng. & Textile

Department of Agriculture

PDS Creation Date
30 Jun 2009

Last PDS Update
29 Sep 2014