Nepal Agricultural Market Development Programme (Phase II)

Funding Information
(USD)
Total Actual Commitment:
9,621,583 USD
Total Planned Commitment:
0 USD
Total Actual Disbursements:
4,404,345 USD
Total Planned Disbursements:
1,698,401 USD
Unallocated Disbursements:
5,217,238 USD
TOTAL EXPENDITURES:
0 USD USD
Additional Information
Project Created By:
atl@mof.gov.np
Project Modified By:
atl@mof.gov.np
Project Created On:
10/29/2021
Created in workspace:
IECCD Workspace -Team
 
Identification
Project Title: 
Nepal Agricultural Market Development Programme (Phase II) VALIDATED
ID: 
87238117724209

IATI Identifier: 


Gender Marker: 
Neutral

Climate Change Relevance: 
Neutral

Status:  On-Going
Budget Head: 
Status Reason: 

 


Input: 

This project aims to increase rural smallholder farmers’ income by facilitating their engagement in commercial agriculture markets which provide them with better opportunities to increase their income and improve their livelihood and competitiveness.

Phase II focuses on growth and investment in forward market linkages, strengthening the country’s commercialisation, processing and export of value-added agriculture products. It will provide financial and technical support towards increased provision of services and access to innovation for agri-businesses 


Outputs: 
  • Technical support to the Federation of Large Cardamom Entrepreneurs of Nepal (FLCEN) and its members to identify/develop/produce value-added products and support their promotion.
  • Support FLCEN to explore the international market for cardamom and its diversified products.
  • Assist in registration of collective trademark in different potential export markets.
  • Facilitate the signing of bilateral and multilateral trade agreements with cardamom importing countries.
  • Support medium and big enterprises to build their capacity to include SMEs in the supply chain.
  • Capacity-building of businesses that provide product diversification or value addition support to SMEs.
  • Increased access to finance for milk processors through tailored loan products.
  • Support to improve/develop standards and quality control of dairy products (protocol, registration, licensing).
  • Support in awareness programmes to consumers on importance of proper packaging and required quality labelling.
  • Support to improve the technical capacity of Food Technology and Quality Control (FTQC) businesses providing technical services and business skills training to SMEs in vegetable and allied crops processing.
  • Support to improve/develop standards and quality control of processed products (protocol, registration, licensing).
  • Support to improve the capacity of machinery manufacturers and packaging material manufacturers so that they produce machineries and innovative packaging materials as per the need/demand of SMEs in vegetable and allied crops processing.
  • Increased access to finance for processors through tailored loan products so that financial institutions can offer tailored SME loan products.
  • Support in capacity development of businesses that work to improve the technical/business skills of Custom Hiring Centres (CHC) , traders/aggregators, warehouses along the value chain.
  • Support warehouses and BFIs  to promote warehouse receipt financing so that warehouses and Banks and Financial Institutions (BFI) initiate warehouse receipt financing system.
  • Assist in advocating about development of warehouse receipt financing policy (including minimum standard protocol for storage/warehouse facility to maintain the quality of related crop).
  • Support in creating linkages between large traders/feed mills with small/local traders to help large traders/feed mills form networks with small/local traders for collection of maize in bulk.
  • Increased access to finance for processors through tailored loan products so that financial institutions are capable of offering tailored SME loan products.
  • Partner with relevant market actors to conduct innovation Bootcamps (experts working with business start-ups to develop a prototype and work on the basics and test it in the market).
  • Link up with research and academic institutions to start incubation facility.
  • Organise regular networking platforms (events where start-up owners, investors, experts share their experiences and expand their network).

Outcome:
  • 1,000 new jobs created in local economy, with 40% for women and 20% for disadvantaged groups (DAGs); the new jobs will generate NPR 150 million of annual income.
  • 20,000 farmers benefit from higher farm-income (at least 6,000 women farmers and 5,000 DAGs); farm-income will grow by NPR 300 million annually.

Impact: 

 



Budget Type:
On Budget

Treasury Type:


Humanitarian Aid: No

Planning

Date of Agreement:  11-29-2020
Date of effectiveness: 
Proposed Start Date:  11-30-2024
Actual Start Date: 
Planned Completion Date:  12-01-2020
Location
[Province 1] 100.0%

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National Plan
[National Development Plan (NDP)]   [Macroeconomic Policy and Economic Development Policy]   [Agriculture and Food Security] 100.0%
Sectors

PRIMARY SECTORS
Nepal Sector Classification - AGRICULTURE (100.0)%


Implementing/Executing Agencies

Donor Organization: 
  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Counterpart Ministry : 
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives 100.0 %

Executing Agency: 
  • Department of Agriculture 100.0 %

Implementing Agency: 
  • Department of Agriculture 100.0 %
Funding
GON Fund
Location Transaction Date Amount
Federal NPR
Benificary Fund
Location Transaction Date Amount
Federal NPR
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
Transaction Type Transaction Date Type Of Assistance Mode Of Payment Post Earthquake Assistance Aid Type Financing Instrument Amount
Actual Commitment 11-29-2020 Grant Aid Direct Payment No NORMAL CASE Project Support 9,621,583 USD
Sub Total Actual Commitment: 9,621,583 USD
Sub Total Planned Commitment: 0 USD
Actual Disbursement 12-09-2020 Grant Aid Direct Payment No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,512,828 USD
Actual Disbursement 06-27-2021 Grant Aid Direct Payment No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,193,117 USD
Actual Disbursement 09-29-2021 Grant Aid Direct Payment No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,698,401 USD
Sub Total Actual Disbursement: 4,404,345 USD
Planned Disbursement 09-01-2021 Grant Aid Direct Payment No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,698,401 USD
Sub Total Planned Disbursement: 1,698,401 USD
UNDISBURSED BALANCE: 5,217,238 USD
Progress Achieved

Progress Achieved: 

 


Key Problems: 

 


Steps Taken to solve the problem: 

 


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