42007-013: Second Small and Microfinance Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project facilitates access to credit by micro and small enterprises (MSEs) across Uzbekistan. It supports the generation of employment and sustains about 30,000 jobs for men and women. It contributes to inclusive economic growth. ADBs proposed intervention comprises (i) a loan of $50 million to be channeled through three participating commercial banks (PCBs) for onlending to viable MSEs; and (ii) a TA grant of $600,000 to improve PCBs MSE finance capacity and their subborrowers' ... Read More

Country Uzbekistan
Project Number 42007-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 7523
Loan No. 2634
Approval Date 21 Apr 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 50,600
Geographical Location Uzbekistan
Sector Finance
Subsector Inclusive finance
Small and medium enterprise finance and leasing
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: FI
Resettlement: FI-C
Indigenous People: FI

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Anna Charlotte Schou-Zibell
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Nilafur Nurkuzieva

PDS Creation Date
04 Mar 2010

Last PDS Update
18 Sep 2014