46074-001: Greater Mekong Subregion: Livelihood Support for Corridor Towns

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Description

Poverty in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) is still substantial in Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), and Viet Nam, where its regional incidence ranges from 9% 34% of the population. Poverty in Cambodia is wide spread with approximately 30% of the rural population living below the poverty line. From 1992 to 2007, the overall national poverty incidence in Cambodia declined to about 36%, which is still a high value by regional comparison (i.e., Viet Nam 's fell to 20% and Tha... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 46074-001
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9173
Approval Date 21 May 2013
Sector Multisector
Subsector Multisector
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

 

 

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Responsible ADB Officer
Linda Adams
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Urban Development and Water Division, SERD

Last PDS Update
25 Jul 2014

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