Using Information and Communications Technology to Enhance Efficiency in Agriculture in the Islamic (ADB-49054-001)

Countries
  • Pakistan
  • Tajikistan
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
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Borrower
Regional
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Communications
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 2, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Sep 28, 2016


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the project impact will be an increased income and profitability in the agriculture sector. The project outputs are as follows: 1. ICT systems designed and operationalized for timely provision of real-time, reliable and area specific weather forecasts and alerts, market information, and extension advice 2. Agricultural helpline call center operationalized for target beneficiaries using ICT systems rolled out 3. Public-private partnership framework operational on a sustainable basis.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Republic of Korea e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund: US$ 500,000.00
Contact Information
Project Officer: Shrestha, Samjhana Central and West Asia Department No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main