Horticulture Value Chain Infrastructure Project

Summary

The proposed project supports the Government of Uzbekistan's plan to establish horticulture clusters where production and post-harvest services can be consolidated to improve efficiency and economies of scale. It will finance the establishment of agro-logistic centers (ALCs) in two locations Andijan and Samarkand regions considering international best practices. The ALCs will provide all necessary facilities and services in one place: trading, storage, processing, food safety certification, customs clearance, transport, shipping, marketing advisory services, trade finance, and commercial banking.

Expected Outcome

Marketing of horticultural products increased

Expected Outputs

  • ALCs established
  • ALC's management capacity improved

Project Types

Loan

Funding

Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 197
Government of Uzbekistan 47.75
Total 244.75
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