26624-013: Rural Livelihood

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The objectives of the Project is to support the Government's poverty reduction efforts through the creation of sustainable farm and nonfarm employment. A corollary objective of the Project is to transform successful cooperatives of the RPCP into sustainable microfinance institutions (known as DBBs). The Project comprises four components: (i) the formation of landless poor societies and the provision of microfinancial services to society members; (ii) project management; (iii) the declining suppo... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 26624-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1634
Approval Date 29 Sep 1998
Closing Date 22 Nov 2007
Sector / Subsector Classification Finance
/ Microfinance
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached (number) 507,958

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Mayumi Ozaki
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Bangladesh Rural Development Board
S.M. Shafiqul Haque

Sonali Bank
Md. Abu Bakar

PDS Creation Date
01 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
02 Feb 2007

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