36079-012: Capacity Building for Regional Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


There are large disparities in development between Male' and the outer atolls of the Maldives, where most of the poor live. Economic opportunities are limited, and the difference in income between Male' and the outer atolls is about 2:1. Access to social and physical infrastructure, such as water supply, sanitation, solid waste management, health facilities, and schools is markedly poorer in these regions. Many (primarily mem) migrate to Male' in search of employment and better living ... Read More

Country Maldives
Project Number 36079-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4261
Approval Date 16 Dec 2003
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 350
Geographical Location The Maldives
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Decentralization


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