39370-022: Agriculture Market Infrastructure Project (formerly Commercial Agriculture Development Project)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed Agriculture Market Infrastructure Project (the Project) will deliver the following key outputs: (i) improved agricultural marketing infrastructure and (ii) improved product standards and certification systems. The Project will invest in the following livestock processing and horticultural market facilities: (i) two slaughterhouses in Kabul and three in the provinces; (ii) small-scale packing, sorting, grading, drying, and cold storage facilities in horticultural production ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 39370-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 0126
Approval Date 21 Nov 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 30,000
Geographical Location Regional locations were identified across the seven agro-ecological zones that are represented by the major regional centers (Herat, Jalalabad, Kabul, Kandahar, Kunduz, Gardez and Mazar)
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture research and application
Agro-industry, marketing, and trade
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
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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