HORTICULTURE VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT — PREPARATION OF THE NATIONAL FEASIBILITY STUDY

PREPARATION OF FEASIBILITY STUDY OF THE “HORTICULTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
07.07.2017
TAKHIATASH POWER PLANT EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
06.07.2017
 
COUNTRY: UZBEKISTAN
YEAR:2016-2017
CLIENT: Asian Development Bank
BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

The consulting service assignment helps prepare the national feasibility study (NFS) report in form and substance required by the prevailing regulations of the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan (the Government) the ensuing financial intermediary loan to the Republic of Uzbekistan for the Horticulture Value Chain Development Project (the project).

The project will provide a loan to the Republic of Uzbekistan to channel through qualified participating financial institutions (PFI’s) who will onlend to horticulture-related farmers and businesses for fixed asset investments such as intensive orchards, cold storages, processing and packaging equipment. The project will address the critical constraint—lack of long term resources in the Uzbekistan banking system. Since horticulture sector has high value produces, the project will contribute significantly to creating sustainable enterprises, increasing employment, and improving household income.