40559-013: Second Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement (Sector) Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Second Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement (Sector) Project (the Project) supports the improvement of urban governance and of infrastructure and service delivery in pourashavas (secondary towns). The Project adopts the performance-based allocation of investment funds as an incentive mechanism for governance reform. Performance criteria are defined in six key areas of urban governance: (i) citizen awareness and participation, (ii) urban planning, (iii) womens participation, (iv) i... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 40559-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2462
Approval Date 05 Feb 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 87,000
Geographical Location Approximately 45 pourashavas
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Gender equity as a theme
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Masayuki Tachiiri
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Local Government Engineering Department
Md. Nurullah

Last PDS Update
23 Jul 2014