37091-023: Agribusiness Infrastructure Development Investment Program - Tranche 1

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The investment program aims to address three main constraints on agriculture growth: (i) outdated technologies and management; (ii) lack of public investment in linking infrastructure (such as roads from production areas to collection points); and (iii) lack of private investment and management in modern marketing infrastructure (such as cold chains, controlled atmosphere storages, and automated grading. Using an integrated value chain (IVC) approach, the investment program will invest in ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 37091-023
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2669
Approval Date 24 Sep 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 35,100
Geographical Location Bihar (Patna-Nalanda and Muzaffapur)
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agro-industry, marketing, and trade
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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