32467-013: Chittagong Hill Tracts Rural Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the Project is to help reduce the incidence of absolute poverty in the CHT. A supporting objective will be to provide a confidence-building environment to underpin the peace accord. These objectives will be achieved through (i) increasing employment and income-generating opportunities through improved rural infrastructure; (ii) providing access to training and improved on- and off-farm productive technology; (iii) increasing the availability of microfinance services to ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 32467-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1771
Approval Date 26 Oct 2000
Closing Date 22 Feb 2010
Geographical Location Chittagong Hill Tracts, including the districts of Rangamati, Khagrachari and Bandarban.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture and Natural Resources
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 781
Students benefiting from school improvement programs or direct support (number) 18,451
Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached (number) 22,629
National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 252
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 299,806
New households served with water supply (number) 28,406
Land improved through irrigation services, drainage, and flood management (hectares) 9,831

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
Meriaty Subroto
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs Banglad
Mr. Debadatta Khisa

Chittagong Hill Tracts Regional Council
Jyotirindra B. Larma (Santu Larma)

PDS Creation Date
05 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
13 Apr 2010