Food and Nutrition Security Enhancement Project (WB-P164319)

  • Nepal
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Sep 25, 2018
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Government of Nepal
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 28.70 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 Nov 26, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Dec 12, 2017

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Project Description
According to the bank, the project will "improve the food and nutritional situation and the productive, income generating capacities of targeted poor and vulnerable smallholder farming communities in the project areas. The design of the components of the project is based on the lessons learnt from the implementation of ongoing projects including the recently closed Agriculture and Food Security Project (AFSP) funded by the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP).

The Project will have four interrelated components: 1. Climate and Nutrition Smart Technology adaptation and dissemination; 2. Income generation and diversification; 3. Improving nutrition security ; and 4. Project management, communication and M&E.


Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)


Borrowing Agency US$ 6 million
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program US$ 22.7 million

Contact Information
World Bank
Omar Lyasse
Senior Agriculture Economist
Manav Bhattarai
Senior Health Specialist
Purna Bahadur Chhetri
Sr Agricultural Spec.

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management, and Cooperatives (MoALMC)
Dr. Prakash Mathema


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