34308-022: Commercial Agriculture Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will reduce poverty in the rural communities of 11 EDR districts through equitable and sustainable commercialization of agriculture. The project outcome will be improved efficiency of production, marketing, and processing of HVCs such as vegetables, fruits, tea, and spices in the EDR. The project outputs include (i) increased public and private investment in commercial agriculture, (ii) inclusion of poor and semicommercial stakeholders in commercial agriculture, (iii) timely ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 34308-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 0063
Approval Date 16 Nov 2006
Closing Date 11 Feb 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 18,000
Geographical Location Eastern Development Region of Nepal
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Agricultural production
Agriculture research and application
Agro-industry, marketing, and trade
Rural market infrastructure
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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