31304-013: Rural Infrastructure Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will assist the Government to reduce rural poverty through sustainable economic growth, rural development and improved infrastructure. This objective contributes to the Government's goals to promote economic development and reduce poverty through rural infrastructure development. The project will (i) improve rural road infrastructure; (ii) improve rural infrastructure such as growth center markets, boat landings, ferry facilities, and union council office complexes; (iii) ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 31304-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1952
Approval Date 02 Dec 2002
Closing Date 12 Aug 2009
Geographical Location The Project area covers the 16 districts of Khulna and Barisal divisions with 100 subdistricts. The area was selected considering poverty level and the poor state of development of the road infrastructure.
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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