38522-012: Development and Dissemination of Water-Saving Rice Technologies in South Asia (formerly Tenth Agriculture and Natural Resources Research at Internatio

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall objective of the regional technical assistance (RETA) is to support the development and dissemination of water-saving rice production technologies in selected South Asian countries (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan), where productivity and profitability of rice farming is affected by drought and water shortage. The main objectives of the RETA are to: (i) enhance rice productivity in water-short regions; (ii) improve water use efficiency in rice production resulting in ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 38522-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 6276
Approval Date 02 Dec 2005
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,000
Geographical Location Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural production
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)


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