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Nepal - Agricultural Commercialization and Trade Project (English)

The development objective of the Agricultural Commercialization and Trade Project for Nepal is to improve the competitiveness of smallholder farmers and the agribusiness sector in selected commodity value chains in 25 districts supported by the project. There are three components to the project. The first component of the project is agriculture and rural business development, this component will finance demand-based sub-projects proposed by farmer groups, cooperatives, agribusinesses and other value chain participants to build strategic linkages with a view to increase competitiveness, productivity, quality, and market access. The second component of the project is support for sanitary and phyto-sanitary facilities and food quality management, this component will finance activities to strengthen the efficiency and effectiveness of sanitary and phyto-sanitary services in order to reduce existing obstacles to agricultural and food trade. It will also support the private sector's efforts to gain market advantage through improved food quality management. The third component of the project is project management, monitoring and evaluation, this component will finance overall project management, monitoring and evaluation and reporting.

Details

  • Document Date

    2009/05/05

  • Document Type

    Project Appraisal Document

  • Report Number

    48346

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Nepal,

  • Region

    South Asia,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Nepal - Agricultural Commercialization and Trade Project

  • Keywords

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Nepal - Agricultural Commercialization and Trade Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/243521468297313818/Nepal-Agricultural-Commercialization-and-Trade-Project