45259-001: Enhanced Value Chains

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The expected project impact is a sustained increase in farm incomes in the project areas by enabling farmers, agri-processors and traders to engage in profitable production, processing, and marketing industries. The project will achieve this by developing value chains for a number of commodities: fresh fruits, vegetables, edible oils, and honey. The project outcome is that farmers, agri-processors and marketers undertake business in more efficient value chains for selected commodities. This ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 45259-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9167
Approval Date 19 Sep 2012
Geographical Location Bamyan, Kabul, Panjsheer, Nangahar and Balkh provinces
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)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Randall Jones
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

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

Last PDS Update
24 Sep 2014