Regional: Strategic Research for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security in Asia

Sovereign Project | 44144-012

Summary

The TA is divided into two strategic research subprojects. Subproject 1 relates to pre and postharvest for rice and subproject 2 is about improved business climate for food and nurtition security.

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Project Name Strategic Research for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security in Asia
Project Number 44144-012
Country Regional
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7648-REG: Strategic Research for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security in Asia
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 4.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The TA is divided into two strategic research subprojects. Subproject 1 relates to pre and postharvest for rice and subproject 2 is about improved business climate for food and nurtition security.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved sustainable food and nutrition security in East, South, and Southeast Asia
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased food and nutrition security investments by public and private sector and civil society in participating DMCs Bangladesh, Cambodia, the People's Republic of China (PRC), India, Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam at all stages of the agriculture and food supply chains
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Adoption of ecologically based management methods that reduce rice pest outbreaks, and economically viable post-harvest rice technologies and management by rice farmers and others involved in the rice sector of Cambodia, the PRC, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

Development and dissemination of innovations and partnership investments for water-saving technologies and financing of nutritious and safe food supply chains in Bangladesh, the PRC, India, and Lao PDR.

Development of a demand-driven and results-based strategic action plan for ARD of Asian DMCs.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Subroject 1: IRRI will provide 48 peron months of international consultant and 54 person months of national consulting services. Subproject 2: IFPRI will provide 21 person months of international consultants and 20 person months of national consulting services. Subproject 3: ADB will recruit 14 person months of international and 18 person months of national consulting services.
Responsible ADB Officer Lourdes S. Adriano
Responsible ADB Department SDCC
Responsible ADB Division SDCC-AR
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 20 Aug 2010
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010
MRM -
Approval 15 Nov 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 24 Aug 2010
Last PDS Update 24 Aug 2010

TA 7648-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Nov 2010 - 15 Nov 2010 31 Dec 2012 31 Dec 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
4,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,000,000.00 15 Nov 2010 3,866,651.78

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