Vegetable Production and Irrigated Agriculture (ADB-51423-001)

Countries
  • Mongolia
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
Oct 10, 2018
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 Mongolia; Ministry of Food, Agriculture, and Light Industry
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)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.85 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 Sep 9, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Aug 20, 2018


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Project Description

According to ADB website, the project aims to increase income and employment opportunities for rural households by implementing a community farming model, providing a sustainable irrigation system, securing access to value chain support services and infrastructure, and improving farm-to-market linkages. The project will: (i) rehabilitate irrigation systems and integrate farming groups into inclusive agriculture value chains in up to six aimags; (ii) set up cold storage, packaging, and wholesale trading capacity in Ulaanbaatar; and (iii) strengthen institutional capacity and coordination to enable sustainable and inclusive use of project supported irrigation systems and value chain facilities, including strengthening of farmer capacity on proper use of chemicals and fertilizers. 

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 

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