Agriculture Modernization and Competitiveness Project (WB-P158372)

Countries
  • Uzbekistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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
A
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 16, 2019
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Borrower
Ministry of Finance
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)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 200.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 200.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 13, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Feb 6, 2019


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Project Description

According to Bank documents, this project provides financing aimed at strengthening the generation and delivery of selected agricultural public services in Uzbekistan. This includes generating new agricultural technologies and innovations, their dissemination through extension services, support for smallholder market inclusion, and improvement of sanitary and phytosanitary and food safety systems. 

This project follows the principle of Maximizing Finance for Development, seeking to attract private investments. 

This project is identified as having Substantial Risk under the World Bank's Environmental and Social Risk Classification.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Ministry of Finance
Anvar Karimov
Deputy Minister
ankarimov@mf.uz 

Tulkin Mirzaev
Head of the Department of Agroindustrial Complex Finance
tmirzaev@mf.uz

State Investment Committee
Shurkat Vafaev
Deputy Chairman
s.vafaev@invest.gov.uz 

Feruz Juraev Deputy
Head of Agriculture and Water Resource Department
f.juraev@invest.gov.uz 

Rural Restructuring Agency
Shokhrukh Shoakhmedov
Director General
sh.shoakhmedov@rra.uz 

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