39221-012: Preparing the SME/Mictoenterprise Development Program:Financing Component (formerly Financing for Micro Enterprises)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The TA will assist in providing support to Bhutan Development Finance Corporation (BDFC) with a view to ensuring sustainability in the medium and long term by addressing operational issues and increasing its outreach to the micro and small enterprises (MSEs). In line with the objective of the SME/Micro Enterprises Program, the TA aims to improve access to finance, income-generating opportunities, and job creation for the micro-and SMEs, particularly in the rural area. The TA outcome ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 39221-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4837
Approval Date 11 Sep 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500
Geographical Location Bhutan
Sector Finance
Subsector Inclusive finance
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: FI
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

Related Projects


Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.

View the latest procurement notices for Goods, Works and Related Services, or Consulting Services.