Regional : OLAM International Limited: Inclusive, Sustainable, and Connected Coffee Value Chain (Subproject 4)

Nonsovereign Project | 51139-006

The proposed technical assistance (TA) subproject is part of the approved transaction TA cluster designed to complement the approved loan of up to $100,000,000 to Olam International Limited (OIL) and two of its subsidiaries. The loan is supporting the $223,000,000 capex and expansion plan of OIL and its subsidiaries (Olam) over the 2017-2019 period and invest in Olam's midstream processing assets and permanent working capital for smallholder farmer supply in Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea (PNG), and Viet Nam. The project will promote inclusive and sustainable agricultural value chains with higher local value addition in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. The TA subproject will complement the loan by providing capacity building support to 4,000 smallholder coffee farmers that Olam sources from in PNG.

Project Name
OLAM International Limited: Inclusive, Sustainable, and Connected Coffee Value Chain (Subproject 4)
Project Number
51139-006
Country / Economy
  • Regional
  • Indonesia
  • Papua New Guinea
Location
Indonesia - Nation-wide; Papua New Guinea - Nation-wide
Type or Modality of Assistance
TA 9931-REG: OLAM International Limited: Inclusive, Sustainable, and Connected Coffee Value Chain (Subproject 4)
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 650,000.00
Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in Asia under the Clean Energy Financing Partnership Facility US$ 100,000.00
Operational Priorities
  • OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
  • OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
  • OP3: Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability
  • OP5: Promoting rural development and food security
Sector / Subsector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural production

Gender
Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Sponsor(s)
    Objectives and Scope
    The proposed technical assistance (TA) subproject is part of the approved transaction TA cluster designed to complement the approved loan of up to $100,000,000 to Olam International Limited (OIL) and two of its subsidiaries. The loan is supporting the $223,000,000 capex and expansion plan of OIL and its subsidiaries (Olam) over the 2017-2019 period and invest in Olam's midstream processing assets and permanent working capital for smallholder farmer supply in Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea (PNG), and Viet Nam. The project will promote inclusive and sustainable agricultural value chains with higher local value addition in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. The TA subproject will complement the loan by providing capacity building support to 4,000 smallholder coffee farmers that Olam sources from in PNG.
    Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

    Safeguard Categories

    Environment
    Involuntary Resettlement
    Indigenous Peoples

    Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

    Environmental Aspects
    Involuntary Resettlement
    Indigenous Peoples
    Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

    Contact

    Responsible ADB Officer
    Noorullah
    Responsible ADB Division
    Office of the Director General, PSOD (OPSD)
    Responsible ADB Department
    Private Sector Operations Department

    Timetable for assistance design, processing, and implementation

    Concept Clearance
    -
    Credit Committee Meeting
    -
    Approval
    -
    Last PDS Update
    08 Jun 2023

    Funding

    TA 9931-REG

    Milestones
    Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
    Original Revised Actual
    27 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 31 Mar 2023 31 Dec 2024 -
    Financing Plan/TA Utilization
    ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
    Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
    650,000.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 750,000.00
    Cumulative Disbursements
    Date Amount
    09 Jun 2023 441,969.93

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