Shanxi Inclusive Agricultural Value Chain Development (ADB-48358-002)

  • China
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Specific Location
Shanxi province
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Oct 14, 2016
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Government of People's Republic of China
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 2, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Oct 19, 2016

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Project Description

The Shanxi Provincial Government requested the Asian Development Bank to help eradicate extreme poverty and improve livelihood in the poverty-stricken areas of the province by capitalizing on the potential of agriculture sector in developing rural income-generating opportunities. The ADB will provide technical assistance support for inclusive business approach to select the project agribusiness companies (PACs) and cooperatives; and for value chain analysis to design project investment to strengthen the PACs and cooperatives chains, and their supply chains; and promote mutually beneficial cooperation between the PACs and farmers. This will be the first ADB project for the People's Republic of China to adopt value chain analysis to design a project and the first sovereign project to adopt the IB approach.

The PPTA will (i) assess the project’s technical, economic, and financial feasibility; (ii) assess safeguards requirements; (iii) conduct social survey and consultations for poverty, social, and gender analyses; (iv) prepare project documents according to ADB’s requirements; (v) assist the SPG in revising domestic feasibility studies and improving safeguard documents in line with ADB’s and the government’s requirements; and (vi) conduct training and capacity development.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Shanxi Provincial Government
No. 21 Hou Xiaohe Street
Taiyuan City
Shanxi Province, PRC

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