Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS Jul 21, 2020
Disclosed by Bank May 12, 2015
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The proposed project supports the implementation of the government's Agriculture Development Strategy to 2025 (ADS) by boosting the competitiveness of rice value chains in Khammouane, Saravan, and Savannakhet provinces, and vegetable value chains in Vientiane Capital, Champasak, and Sekong provinces.
The project will improve the climate resilience of agricultural infrastructure, and enhance crop productivity, diversification, and commercialization. It will help improve the capacity for storage, processing, quality, and safety testing, and promote the use of biofertilizers and organic farming.
It will strengthen the capacity of farmers and agribusinesses for climate-smart agriculture (CSA), and create an enabling environment for climate-friendly agribusinesses to promote sustainability along the value chain.
Grant 0585-LAO: Climate-Friendly Agribusiness Value Chains Sector Project US$ 40.50 million
Counterpart US$ 5.87 million
Department of Technical Extension and Agricultural Processing
Ban don Tei, Xaythany District, Vientiane Capital
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry-Irrigation Dep
DIDMP, Irrigation Department
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
P.O.Box 5192, Chao Anou Road
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - Department of Planning and Finance
Lane Xang Avenue, Patuxay Square
PO Box No. 811
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