34306-012: Empowerment of Women

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Description

The objective of the project is to improve the socioeconomic status of women through an integrated approach. The components of the project shall include: (i) institutional development and strengthening of women's community organizations; (ii) support for income generating activities by facilitating access to existing services in credit and savings, marketing and business management and skills development; (iii) construction of community-managed time-saving small-scale infrastructures such as imp... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 34306-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 3872
Approval Date 24 May 2002
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 450
Geographical Location The districts for the proposed project shall be identified during the PPTA phase. Poorer districts and, within them, the poorest and most disadvantaged women will be selected in close consultation with the Department of Women Development.
Sector Education
Subsector Non-Formal Education
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
Marzia Mongiorgi-Lorenzo
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare
Mr. Pratap Pathak, Joint Secretary

Last PDS Update
09 Aug 2011

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