32193-013: Northwest Crop Diversification Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Objective is to increase production and marketing of high value crops in the Northwest region of Bangladesh. The major components are: (i) training and extension, (ii) farmer mobilization and credit, (iii) marketing support, (iv) adaptive research, (v) support for project management, and (vi) a pilot credit line for supporting downstream processing, storage or transportation requirements in the project area. Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 32193-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1782
Approval Date 21 Nov 2000
Closing Date 12 Jan 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 46,300
Geographical Location 16 Districts of northwest region of Bangladesh
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural production
Agriculture research and application
Agro-industry, marketing, and trade
Inclusive finance
Infrastructure finance and investment funds
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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