Project Name Horticulture Value Chain Development Project
Project Number 47305-003
Country / Economy Uzbekistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9176-UZB: Horticulture Value Chain Development Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agro-industry, marketing, and trade

Gender No gender elements
Description A small-scale project preparatory technical assistance (S-PPTA) will help prepare (i) the national feasibility study (NFS) report in form and substance required by the prevailing regulations of the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan (the Government); and (ii) project processing assistance and implementation startup support for the ensuing financial intermediary loan to the Republic of Uzbekistan for the Horticulture Value Chain Development Project (the Project).
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy S-PPTA fund will finance additional work required during project processing to (i) address critical technical gaps including horticulture sector and market assessment, financial due diligence of participating financial institutions (PFIs), business and market risk assessment, project investment financial and economic evaluation, among others; (ii) provide technical back-up support to the conduct of the NFS as outlined in Output 1 above; and (iii) implementation startup support. These are to ensure that (i) proper ADB's Board documents are prepared and technical comments addressed during project processing; and (ii) NFS is harmonized and technically consistent with the RRP and its linked and supplementary documents.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
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 The TA will require two types of consulting services (i) a national consulting firm to conduct the NFS (Output 1) using the Consultants' Qualifications Selection (CQS) method and contract will be performance-based; and (ii) three individual consultants (two international and one national) using the SingleSource Selection (SSS) method for individual consultants and contracts will be time-based for project processing assistance and implementation startup support.
Responsible ADB Officer Bui, Giap Minh
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Agency for Implementation of Projects in the Field of Agro-Industry and Food Security (UZAIFSA)
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 26 Sep 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 18 Sep 2018

TA 9176-UZB

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Sep 2016 - 26 Sep 2016 30 Jun 2017 30 Jun 2019 15 Jul 2019
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 17 Jun 2022 205,793.33
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