Bangladesh : City Energy-Efficient Oilseed Crushing Project

Nonsovereign Project | 57140-001

The project will finance the purchase and installation of a new, energy efficient, multi-seed crushing plant to produce edible oil and oilseed cake. The new plant will replace two of City group's existing, single-seed crushing, inefficient and hence higher energy- consuming oilseed crushing plants. The project will also support processing of different types of oilseeds, improving the climate resilience of the business by reducing impacts in the event of crop failure to one or more oilseed crops in a season. This will in-turn contribute to food security in Bangladesh. The project is fully aligned with the Government of Bangladesh's goals of pursuing efficient energy and infrastructure and strengthening agro-processing and supporting manufacturing of processed food.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Dora, Tushna
    Private Sector Operations Department
    Request for information
  • Approval Date
    27 November 2023
  • Country/Economy
    Bangladesh
  • Sector
    • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name City Energy-Efficient Oilseed Crushing Project
Project Number 57140-001
Borrower / Company Rupshi Seed Crushing Limited
Country / Economy Bangladesh
Location Nation-wide
Type or Modality of Assistance
4395 Loan Ordinary capital resources USD 10.00 million Approved
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
OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Effective gender mainstreaming
Responsible ADB Department Private Sector Operations Department
Responsible ADB Division Office of the Director General, PSOD
Responsible ADB Officer Dora, Tushna
Project Sponsor(s)
Description The project will finance the purchase and installation of a new, energy efficient, multi-seed crushing plant to produce edible oil and oilseed cake. The new plant will replace two of City group's existing, single-seed crushing, inefficient and hence higher energy- consuming oilseed crushing plants. The project will also support processing of different types of oilseeds, improving the climate resilience of the business by reducing impacts in the event of crop failure to one or more oilseed crops in a season. This will in-turn contribute to food security in Bangladesh. The project is fully aligned with the Government of Bangladesh's goals of pursuing efficient energy and infrastructure and strengthening agro-processing and supporting manufacturing of processed food.
Objectives and Scope
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation
Concept Clearance -
Credit Committee Meeting -
Approval 27 Nov 2023
Last PDS Update 27 Nov 2023

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Title Document Type Document Date
City Energy-Efficient Oilseed Crushing Project: FAST Report Faster Approach to Small Nonsovereign Transactions Nov 2023
City Energy Efficient Oilseed Crushing Project: Preliminary Poverty and Social Analysis Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Sep 2023

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
City Energy Efficient Oilseed Crushing Project: Environmental and Social Compliance Audit Report Environment and Social Compliance Audit Reports Sep 2023

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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