Nepal: Agriculture Sector Development Program

Sovereign Project | 48218-002 Status: Proposed

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Project Name Agriculture Sector Development Program
Project Number 48218-002
Country Nepal
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: Agriculture Sector Development Program
Asian Development Fund US$ 50.00 million
European Union US$ 60.00 million
Department for International Development US$ 25.00 million
Swiss Development Corporation US$ 8.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact
Outcome
Outputs
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The stakeholders include (i) Ministry of Finance, (ii) Ministry of Agricultural Development, (iii) Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, (iv) Department of Local Infrastructure and Agricultural Roads (DOLIDAR), (v) Department of Agriculture, and (vi) National Agriculture Research System. At the district level, District Agriculture Development Offices and District Development Committees are other stakeholders of the project. Beneficiaries include farmers including women, poor and disadvantaged farmers, rural communities, entrepreneurs, extension workers and field personnel, and staff of executing agencies and implementing agencies. The project will not have any negative effect on the people. The beneficiaries will participate in consultation session during the design of the activities under investment component.
During Project Implementation The primary stakeholders such as the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Agricultural Development and Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development and their Departments such as Department of Agriculture, and DOLIDAR are already involved in the design of the program and due attention is being paid to inclusiveness of poor, vulnerable and excluded groups. The poor and excluded will be involved in the agriculture related activities under the investment component such as in the agriculture infrastructure improvement, rural connectivity, integration in value chain, employment during road upgrading, information dissemination and outreach on the agriculture extension services at the district and community levels and on nutrition and pilot crop insurance program to cover poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged farmers.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consulting services recruitment will follow ADB's guidelines on the use of consultants. Consulting packages will be confirmed during the PPTA.
Procurement Procurement will follow ADB's Procurement Guidelines. Packages will be confirmed during the PPTA.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ahsan Tayyab
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
The Government of Nepal
Singha Durbar
Kathmandu, Nepal

Timetable

Concept Clearance 24 Jul 2014
Fact Finding 15 Nov 2016 to 29 Nov 2016
MRM 28 Feb 2017
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 11 Feb 2016

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