38350-013: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road Connectivity Project

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Description

Nepal is a landlocked country. More than 70% of the area is mountainous terrain. Road transport is central to economic and social development, accounting for almost 90% of the country's passenger and freight movement. Poor road connectivity is a major constraint for Nepal. Its road density is low-14 km per 100 km2 or 0.9 km per 1,000 people. The so-called strategic road network (SRN), with a total length of about 14,490 km of national and feeder roads, is the core of Nepal's roads system. It ca... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 38350-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 3012
TA No. 8413
Approval Date 30 Jul 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 75,500
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Road transport (non-urban)
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Regional cooperation and integration
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: A

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Responsible ADB Officer
Lee Ming Tai
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport

Last PDS Update
19 Jul 2014

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