Community-Based Agricultural Support Project (CBASP)

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Community-Based Agricultural Support Project

The Community-Based Agricultural Support Project (CBASP) is designed to stimulate inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction in poor rural communities by improving access to productive infrastructure and services that are expected to lead to sustainable agricultural production and equitable returns. It aims to tackle the lack of access to modern farming technologies experienced by the poorest smallholders in remote villages and to support private sector mechanized service providers and maintenance services.

The project's activities are organized into two components:

  • Strengthening rural institutions by developing business-oriented small-plots farmers' groups and building the capacities of implementation service providers
  • Improving agricultural productivity and business linkages by promoting the use of modern agricultural technologies and infrastructures.

The project areas include some 225 villages in selected areas of Khatlon and Soghd regions as well as the Districts of Republican Subordination Region, thus reaching up to 48,160 households. The primary target groups are rural people living in extreme poverty, who are either landless or producing a bare subsistence minimum on household plots; subsistence and semi-subsistence farmers; and the rural underemployed.

President’s report

Proposed loan and grant to the Republic of Tajikistan for the Community-Based Agricultural Support Project

Status: Ongoing
Approval Date
11 December 2017
2017 - 2024
Rural Development
Total Project Cost
US$ 40.64 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 30.66 million
Co-financiers (Domestic)
National Government US$ 4.94 million
Beneficiaries US$ 1.56 million
Other Domestic US$ 1.92 million
Financing terms
DSF Grant/Highly Concessional
Project ID
Project Contact
Roberto Mr Longo

President's reports

Project design reports

Project design reports

Community-based Agricultural Support Project (CASP) Region: Near East, North Africa, Europe and Central Asia

Supervision and implementation support documents

Environmental and social impact assessment

Final environmental and social management framework

Interim (mid-term) review report

Resettlement action framework

PCR digest

Special study

Project list

Audit and Financial Statements

Project completion report




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