Enhancing Technology-based Agriculture and Marketing in Rural Punjab (ADB-52232-001)

Countries
  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Punjab
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Borrower
Government of Pakistan
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Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
Fund
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Sep 5, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jul 15, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank website, "The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (the TA) will facilitate the rapid adoption of advanced technologies to improve the productivity and profitability of the agriculture sector in Punjab Province, Pakistan. It will help increase farmers' access to such technologies in order to strengthen agriculture value chains in rural Punjab. It will also enable further development and adoption of advanced technologies to benefit the agriculture sector. The TA will contribute to farmers' higher income, improved livelihood in rural communities, increased food security, and sustainable agriculture growth of the province."

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Noriko Sato
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies Agriculture Department, Government of the Punjab
21-Sir Agha Khan Soyem Road (Davis Road)
Government of the Punjab
Lahore, Pakistan

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