Enhancing Competitiveness of High-Value Agriculture and Artisan Products Value Chains (ADB-50069-001)

Countries
  • Bhutan
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
U
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
Dec 9, 2016
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 Bhutan
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 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.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 7, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Dec 12, 2016


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Project Description
The Government of Bhutan has requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for technical assistance (TA) to improve the competitiveness of the high-value agriculture and artisan products business subsector and its support services to achieve a higher level of competitiveness in domestic and export markets. ADB fielded consultation missions with the government and private sector and agreed with the government on the design and implementation arrangements.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
CONTACTS Responsible ADB Officer Tayyab, Ahsan Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD Executing Agencies Queen's Project Office His Majesty's Secretariat Kuengacholing Upper-Motithang, Thimthrom 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