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Fiji: Alternative Livelihoods Development Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 32541-013 Status: Closed

The Asian Development Bank is working with Fiji to strengthen agriculture in partnership with private companies. The project is helping private sector-led industry organizations prepare strategic business plans and obtain financial support for research and development, as well as marketing activities.

Project Details

Project Officer
Gloerfelt-Tarp, Thomas Pacific Department Request for information
  • Fiji
  • Loan
  • Technical Assistance
Project Name Alternative Livelihoods Development Project
Project Number 32541-013
Country Fiji
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2158-FIJ: Alternative Livelihoods Development Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 25.00 million
Loan: Alternative Livelihoods Development Project
Commercial Bank - Domestic US$ 8.82 million
TA 4572-FIJ: Strengthening Commercial Agriculture Development
Japan Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development - Agricultural production - Agro-industry, marketing, and trade

Education / Technical and vocational education and training

Finance / Inclusive finance - Small and medium enterprise finance and leasing

Transport / Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Gloerfelt-Tarp, Thomas
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Operations Division
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture
Dr. Richard Beyer
Robinson Complex, Grantham Road
Raiwaqa, Suva, Fiji
Private Mail Bag, Suva, Fiji
Concept Clearance 11 May 1999
Fact Finding 15 Jul 2003 to 01 Aug 2003
MRM 04 Sep 2003
Approval 28 Mar 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 17 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 23 Oct 2008

Loan 2158-FIJ

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Mar 2005 29 Jun 2005 06 Sep 2005 30 Jun 2011 - 01 Dec 2008
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 49.78 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 25.00 28 Mar 2005 0.35 0.00 70%
Counterpart 15.95 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 8.82 28 Mar 2005 0.50 0.00 100%

TA 4572-FIJ

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Mar 2005 13 Apr 2005 13 Apr 2005 31 Mar 2007 31 Dec 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 28 Mar 2005 161,176.74

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Title Document Type Document Date
Alternative Livelihoods Development Project Project/Program Completion Reports Jun 2009
Alternative Livelihoods Development Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Mar 2005

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Alternative Livelihoods Development Project Environmental Assessment and Measures Mar 2005

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
Fiji: Alternative Livelihoods Development Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Dec 2012

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