38522-012: Development and Dissemination of Water-Saving Rice Technologies in South Asia (formerly Tenth Agriculture and Natural Resources Research at Internatio

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall objective of the regional technical assistance (RETA) is to support the development and dissemination of water-saving rice production technologies in selected South Asian countries (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan), where productivity and profitability of rice farming is affected by drought and water shortage. The main objectives of the RETA are to: (i) enhance rice productivity in water-short regions; (ii) improve water use efficiency in rice production resulting in ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 38522-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 6276
Approval Date 02 Dec 2005
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,000
Geographical Location Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural Production and Markets



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Tumurdavaa Bayarsaihan
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions

Executing Agencies
International Rice Research Institute
Ms. Corinta Guerta

PDS Creation Date
17 Apr 2006

Last PDS Update
09 Aug 2011