35228-012: Participatory Livestock II

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With poverty continuing to be the major obstacle to Bangladesh's economic growth, the provision of facilities and services to address the needs of the poor remains to be significant. The Government continues to see the potential of integrated livestock programs involving selected smallholder livestock enterprises, microcredit, and related services as a strategy to reduce rural poverty. The Project has a potential to address social issues, among others, (i) community participation in the ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 35228-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 3876
Approval Date 31 May 2002
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Livestock
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
Brian D. Fawcett
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Department of Livestock Services
Md. Abdur Razzaque Mia, Director General

Last PDS Update
09 Aug 2011