40534-013: Second Crop Diversification Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project will foster commercialization of agriculture through interventions to promote diversification into high-value crops (HVCs) and value addition, gender mainstreaming, and climate change adaptation. The project is market oriented and demand driven, and will increase farmers incomes and enhance food security in Bangladesh.... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 40534-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2649
Approval Date 30 Jun 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 40,000
Geographical Location Selected upazilas in the southwest and northwest of Bangladesh.
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
/ Agricultural Production and Markets
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Gender equity as a theme
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Md. Shahidul Alam
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Bangladesh Bank
Mr. S. M. Moniruzzaman

Department of Agricultural Extension
Mr. Md. Saydur Rahman Salim

PDS Creation Date
05 May 2010

Last PDS Update
23 Jul 2014

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