38248-012: Mahalla Business Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the grant is three-fold: (i) form business support service centers (BSSCs) in 10 rayons to train poor households on income-gererating activities; (ii) foster a savings and credit culture through creation of community savings groups (CSGs), and (iii) provide financial assistance to the extremely poor for income-generating activities. Read More

Country Azerbaijan
Project Number 38248-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9075
Approval Date 20 Sep 2005
Geographical Location Poorer households in key rural rayons in Azerbaijan.
Sector Finance
Subsector Microfinance
Safeguard Categories Environment: FI
Resettlement: C



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Responsible ADB Officer
Lu Shen
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
State Prog Pov Redn & Econ Dev Secr, Min of Econ
Mr. Mehman A. Abbas,Head SPPRED Secretariat