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
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 Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Finance
Subsector Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Agricultural production
Inclusive finance
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Md. Shahidul Alam
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Department of Agricultural Extension
Mr. Md. Saydur Rahman Salim

Bangladesh Bank
Mr. S. M. Moniruzzaman

PDS Creation Date
05 May 2010

Last PDS Update
30 Sep 2014

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