32467-013: Chittagong Hill Tracts Rural Development

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Description

The objective of the Project is to help reduce the incidence of absolute poverty in the CHT. A supporting objective will be to provide a confidence-building environment to underpin the peace accord. These objectives will be achieved through (i) increasing employment and income-generating opportunities through improved rural infrastructure; (ii) providing access to training and improved on- and off-farm productive technology; (iii) increasing the availability of microfinance services to ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 32467-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1771
Approval Date 26 Oct 2000
Closing Date 22 Feb 2010
Geographical Location Chittagong Hill Tracts, including the districts of Rangamati, Khagrachari and Bandarban.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture and Natural Resources
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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