40371-012: Promoting South Asian Regional Economic Cooperation II

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The expected impact of the RETA is the enhanced regional cooperation and integration (RCI) in South Asia. The envisaged outcomes are (i) enhanced capacity of the SAARC Secretariat and its selected regional centers in planning and implementation of cooperation agendas; (ii) increased regional cooperation activities and projects within SAARC; (iii) effective sharing of information and experience on regional cooperation; and (iv) enhanced capacity of the SAARC member countries to implement RCI ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 40371-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 6512
Approval Date 12 Dec 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,725
Geographical Location SAARC member states (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka)
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Industry and trade sector development
Trade and services
Multimodal logistics
Transport policies and institutional development
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Knowledge solutions (KNS)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)



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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

PDS Creation Date
03 Oct 2008

Last PDS Update
17 Sep 2014