34306-013: Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The goal of the Project is to reduce poverty in rural Nepal by empowering poor rural women and members of other disadvantaged groups, such as ethnic and low-caste women. The objective is to improve the socioeconomic conditions of poor rural women through a process of economic, social, legal, and political empowerment by (i) strengthening their individual capabilities to improve their access to and control over assets; (ii) building group support for individual and collective action to influence ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 34306-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2143
Approval Date 16 Dec 2004
Closing Date 11 Dec 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 10,000
Geographical Location The Project area covers 2 clusters comprising 15 core districts-8 in the Midwestern and Far Western regions and 7 in the Central Region-which represent the most disadvantaged areas of Nepal, and where gender discrimination is pervasive and deep.
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
/ Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Gender equity as a theme
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Suman Subba
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Nepal Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Deptof Women Devt,Min.of Women,Children&SocialWelf
Mr. Divakar Devkota

PDS Creation Date
05 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
08 Jul 2014

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