38350-013: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road Connectivity Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
Nepal is a landlocked country. More than 70% of the area is mountainous terrain. Road transport is central to economic and social development, accounting for almost 90% of the country's passenger and freight movement. Poor road connectivity is a major constraint for Nepal. Its road density is low-14 km per 100 km2 or 0.9 km per 1,000 people. The so-called strategic road network (SRN), with a total length of about 14,490 km of national and feeder roads, is the core of Nepal's roads system. ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 3012
TA No. 8413
|Approval Date||30 Jul 2013|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||75,500|
|Subsector||Road transport (non-urban)|
Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)|
Indigenous People: A
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