34306-013: Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The goal of the Project is to reduce poverty in rural Nepal by empowering poor rural women and members of other disadvantaged groups, such as ethnic and low-caste women. The objective is to improve the socioeconomic conditions of poor rural women through a process of economic, social, legal, and political empowerment by (i) strengthening their individual capabilities to improve their access to and control over assets; (ii) building group support for individual and collective action to ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 2143
|Approval Date||16 Dec 2004|
|Closing Date||11 Dec 2013|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||10,000|
|Geographical Location||The Project area covers 2 clusters comprising 15 core districts-8 in the Midwestern and Far Western regions and 7 in the Central Region-which represent the most disadvantaged areas of Nepal, and where gender discrimination is pervasive and deep.|
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
|Subsector||Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development|
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)|
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