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LOANS & CREDITS December 15, 2017

Agriculture Reforms in Punjab, Pakistan to Lift Farm Income, Improve Food

WASHINGTON, December 15, 2017 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:

Strengthening Markets for Agriculture and Rural Transformation (SMART) 

IBRD Loan: US$300 million 

Terms: Maturity = 5.5 years (66 months),  Grace =  25 years

Project ID: P162446

Project Description:   Strengthening Markets for Agriculture and Rural Transformation (SMART) will modernize agriculture in Punjab province, Pakistan to raise farmers’ incomes, give consumers better quality and safer food at lower prices, create jobs on farms and agribusinesses, and improve the use of irrigation water.

P162446
P162446

Contacts

Washington
Elena Karaban
Senior Communications Officer
+1-202-280-3093
ekaraban@worldbank.org
Islamabad
Mehreen Saeed
Communications Officer
(92-51) 9090454
msaeed@worldbank.org
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