34178-012: Poverty Assessment and Analysis

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The technical assistance will assist the Government to undertake a poverty assessment and analysis, which is a first attempt to utilize the existing though limited data and information and compile a composite index of poverty and deprivation at local level. This index emphasizes the broader dimensions of poverty. The output will form the basis for ADB's poverty reduction strategy for Bhutan and establishment of a poverty reduction partnership agreement between the Government and ADB. In ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 34178-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number TA No. 3443
Approval Date 19 May 2000
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Economic and Public Affairs Management


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