37549-012: Support for South Asia Regional Economic Cooperation

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

South Asia has posted strong economic growth in recent years and has increased its share of the world output from 4.4% in 1997 to almost 6% in 2008. However, South Asia is not the only region with the largest number of people living below the poverty line; it is also the least integrated region in Asia with only 5.5% of intra-regional trade share in 2008. Furthermore, the recent uncertainties caused by various shocks including climate change , spike in food prices, volatile energy prices, and th... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 37549-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 7491
Approval Date 27 Jan 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 4,725
Geographical Location South Asian countries and its neighbors
Sector Multisector
Subsector Multisector
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Ronald Antonio Q. Butiong
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SARD

Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Cuong Minh Nguyen

PDS Creation Date
05 Jun 2009

Last PDS Update
01 Sep 2014

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