33224-013: Agribusiness Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project is aimed at reducing poverty in Bangladesh through agribusiness growth that generates income and employment in rural areas. The outcome of the Project will be expanded activities of rural enterprises engaged in commercial agriculture production, input supply, marketing, processing, and transportation. These will generate employment in rural and peri-urban areas, increase the value added of nontraditional crops and commodities, and increase rural incomes. Specifically, the Project w... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 33224-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 4674
Loan No. 2190
Approval Date 27 Oct 2005
Closing Date 28 Nov 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 43,100
Geographical Location Country-wide
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture and natural resources
/ Agricultural Production and Markets
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: FI

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Responsible ADB Officer
Arun Kumar Saha
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture
Md. Mahmud Hossain

PDS Creation Date
24 Feb 2006

Last PDS Update
07 Nov 2013

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