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India: Farmer Group Market Access Development using Agricultural Technologies in Andhra Pradesh

Sovereign (Public) Project | 53235-001 Status: Proposed

The project targets at least 10 registered horticulture FPOs that have potential for business growth but suffer from lack of active participation of FPO members and marginal farmers, and need capacity building and financial supports to strengthen their businesses. These FPOs have potentials to mobilize approximately 8,000 farmers as their members. The state is promoting production of high-value crops such as watermelon, mango, papaya, tomato and banana in these districts. In this pilot, the project will support two horticulture commodities, which will be selected during project preparation.

Project Details

Project Officer
Kim, Sunae South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • India
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
 
Project Name Farmer Group Market Access Development using Agricultural Technologies in Andhra Pradesh
Project Number 53235-001
Country India
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural production - Agro-industry, marketing, and trade - Rural market infrastructure

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The project targets at least 10 registered horticulture FPOs that have potential for business growth but suffer from lack of active participation of FPO members and marginal farmers, and need capacity building and financial supports to strengthen their businesses. These FPOs have potentials to mobilize approximately 8,000 farmers as their members. The state is promoting production of high-value crops such as watermelon, mango, papaya, tomato and banana in these districts. In this pilot, the project will support two horticulture commodities, which will be selected during project preparation.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The project aims to strengthen business capacities of horticulture farmer producer organizations (FPOs) in two districts of the State of Andhra Pradesh, India. The project will improve market access of about 10 FPOs and subsequently increase income of their member farmers. The project will use a pilot approach of strengthening FPOs through access to agricultural technologies (AgTech) to increase farm productivity and add value to their produce.
Impact

(i) Income of farmers in India improved by 2023 in India.

(ii) Double-digit growth of primary sector achieved in Andhra Pradesh.

Outcome Market access of vulnerable farmer- inclusive FPOs in the districts of Anantapur and Chittoor increased
Outputs

FPO capacity strengthened.

AgTech-based production and marketing advisory service platform operationalized

Post-harvest handling and cold chain improved

Geographical Location Andhra Pradesh
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B
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 Procurement will be undertaken following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and the Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time).
Procurement Procurement will be undertaken following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and the Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Kim, Sunae
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Department of Horticulture, Government of Andhra Pradesh
O/o. Commissioner of Horticulture, TTPC Building, 1st Floor, Old Market Yard, Chuttugunta ( Beside Mini Rythu Bazar), A.P., Guntur.
Timetable
Concept Clearance 17 Jan 2020
Fact Finding 03 May 2021 to 14 May 2021
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 20 Jan 2020

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