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India - Agricultural Development Project for Rajasthan (English)

The project will address the problems of agricultural development in Rajasthan through a broad approach linking policy reforms and public investments. The project's objectives are to: accelerate the growth of agriculture through improved technical, financial and economic use of resources; enhance sustainability of the productive resource base; and improve equity within the sector. Policy reforms will include full cost recovery for publicly provided goods and services, reduced inputs subsidies, improved efficiency and sustainability of water use, institutional reforms of rural cooperatives, alleviating constraints to private investment in agroindustry, and strengthening of the Government's environmental oversight for agriculture. Investment components will include crop husbandry, horticulture, animal husbandry, water resources, agricultural research and training, rural roads, project coordination, and environmental strengthening.

Details

  • Document Date

    1992/10/23

  • Document Type

    Memorandum & Recommendation of the President

  • Report Number

    P5859

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    India,

  • Region

    South Asia,

  • Disclosure Date

    2013/01/10

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    India - Agricultural Development Project for Rajasthan

  • Keywords

    Agriculture;share of state;quality of road work;efficiency of resource use;conservation of natural resources;Agricultural Research and Extension;Soil and Water Conservation;minor irrigation scheme;rural area;local expenditure;housing development finance;Strategy for Agriculture;variability in rainfall;dollar exchange rate;exploitation of groundwater;agricultural policy issue;income earning capacity;support for woman;supply of good;adverse environmental impact;private sector initiative;opportunity for woman;structure of incentive;availability of fund;delay in procurement;natural resource base;average exchange rate;foreign exchange risk;rate of growth;expansion of irrigation;improved seed variety;alleviation of poverty;source of employment;agricultural labor force;standard of living;per capita income;private investment;public expenditure;rural cooperative;flat rate;power tariff;crop production;agricultural product;

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India - Agricultural Development Project for Rajasthan (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/719751468050955212/India-Agricultural-Development-Project-for-Rajasthan