Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project (APART) in Assam, India, for sustainably increasing fish production and productivityThe Government of Assam through the Government of India has received a loan of USD 200 million from the World Bank for

The Government of Assam through the Government of India has received a loan of USD 200 million from the World Bank for implementation of the Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project (APART). The Project Development Objective is to add value and improve the resilience of selected agriculture value chains, focusing on smallholder farmers and agro-entrepreneurs in targeted districts of Assam. Fish has been prioritized as one of the value chains for interventions under APART. The fish value chain is to be implemented by the Department of Fisheries (DoF) in Assam in close coordination with the Assam Rural Infrastructure and Agricultural Services (ARIAS) Society, the College of Fisheries under the Assam Agricultural University and private sector partners, with technical support from WorldFish Headquarters in Malaysia.


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Penang, Malaysia: WorldFish. Fact Sheet: 2019-19. (2019)
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