International Finance Corporation – Agribusiness Standards Advisory Program in Europe and Central Asia

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Project Status: Active
Project at-a-glance
Project Name Agribusiness Standards Advisory Program in Europe and Central Asia
Sector/Subsector Agriculture
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Project Opening Date 2013
Project Closing Date Present
Responsible Institution
Responsible International Financial Institution International Finance Corporation
Objectives
Strategic Agenda

To improve food safety, environmental, and social standards.

Description

The IFC Agribusiness Standards Advisory Program assists local companies in applying food safety, environmental, and social standards throughout the agribusiness value chain while strengthening the capacity of local consultants. Improved standards will help agribusiness firms meet regional and export market requirements while building a foundation to mobilize investments and help the agribusiness industry realize its full potential.

The Program is being implemented in Armenia, Azerbaijan, the Balkans, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

The IFC Program is expected to:

  • increase the number of companies with food safety, environmental, and social management systems in place, boosting competitiveness and investment attraction
  • facilitate an increase in domestic and export sales for client companies
  • facilitate investments
  • build capacity of local consultants and firms
  • promote sustainable business models across the region.
Source of Funding
  • International Finance Corporation
  • Ministry of Finance of Austria
Amount of Funding N/A
Project Outcome

Improved food safety, environmental, and social standards.

Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

N/A
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Procurement

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Contact Information of International Financial Institution
Organization/Department International Finance Corporation
Name Sarah Ockman
Address Business Center Orion, 4th floor, 21 Erkindik Boulevard
Province/State Bishkek
Postal Code 720040
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Phone +996 (312) 626 162
E-mail

SOckman@ifc.org

Website

www.ifc.org

Contact Information of Project Implementer
Organization/Department Osh Vodokanal
Name Talant Baikishiev
Address 256, T. Tursunbaevoj Str.
Province/State Osh
Postal Code 723500
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Phone +996 (3222) 81150
E-mail

talant_osh@mail.ru