34441-012: Identification and Prioritization of Subregional Projects in South Asia (formerly South Asian Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC))

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed RETA is intended to promote subregional economic cooperation among the four countries which have constituted the South Asia Growth Quadrangle (SAGQ), i.e., Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal. The SAGQ countries account for the largest concentration of the world's poor. Hence, accelerating growth in this subregion to reduce poverty via growth is of the highest priority in terms of ADB's overarching goal of poverty reduction. Projects with cross border implications in transport, ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 34441-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number TA No. 5936
Approval Date 22 Sep 2000
Geographical Location Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Economic and Public Affairs Management


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