Samoa AgriBusiness Support Project (ADB-46436-002)

Countries
  • Samoa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
FI
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Jun 17, 2014
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Government of Samoa, Ministry of Finance
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Grant Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 13, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 30, 2017


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Project Description

According to ADB website, the project will promote commercializing and exporting agricultural produce and processed products along agro-value chains to stimulate agriculture's role in economic growth and poverty reduction in Samoa. It will provide business support services and financing to agribusinesses.

Investment Description

Contact Information

Project Officer: Nizami, Masudur R.
Pacific Department
No contact information provided at the time of disclosure

Executing Agency: Ministry of Finance
Email Address: V-TAGILIMA@TREASURY.GOV.WS
Government of Samoa
Private Bag, Apia, Samoa

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