47166-001: Punjab Basmati Rice Value Chain

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


This technical assistance (TA) is the outcome of wide-ranging stakeholder consultation with the Government of Pakistan and Punjab government agencies, public and private agriculture research institutions, basmati rice farmers, traders, exporters, private associations, and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Basmati rice famous for its aroma, long grain, better cooking and eating quality is a leading foreign exchange earners of Pakistan, which captures more than two-thirds ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 47166-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 8578
Approval Date 13 Dec 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,000
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural production
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Private sector development (PSD)


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