South Asia: Regional Cooperation Operations Business Plan (2013-2015)

Date: December 2012
Type: Country Planning Documents
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Regional; Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Maldives; Nepal; Sri Lanka
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ADB administration and governance; Energy; Industry and trade; Regional cooperation and integration; Transport and ICT
Series: Regional Cooperation Strategy and Programs


The regional cooperation operations business plan (RCOBP), 2013–2015 for South Asia updates the RCOBP, 2012–2014 and is the second RCOBP under the regional cooperation strategy (RCS), 2011–2015. The proposed regional operations for 2013–2015 are consistent with the priorities of the RCS. In 2013–2015, operations will continue to focus on (i) improving regional connectivity, (ii) boosting cross-border trade, and (iii) strengthening regional energy cooperation.


  • Consistency of the Business Plan with the Regional Cooperation Strategy
  • Indicative Lending and Nonlending Programs
  • Summary of Changes to Lending and Nonlending Programs
  • Appendixes