Agriculture Sector Development Program

Date: November 2007
Document Type: Progress Reports / Progress Reports on Tranche Releases
Project Number: 32285-013

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Despite an initial delay in loan effectiveness, the Government has implemented important policy and institutional reform measures agreed upon under the ASDP, and made significant progress in fulfilling the conditions for the third tranche release. Major reforms have been implemented in the research and extension system to facilitate effective agriculturally oriented services. Investments in responsive research, extension, and market information systems have been made to raise the competitiveness of the agriculture sector.