39221-022: Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprise Sector Development Program (former Small and Medium Enterprise/Micro Enterprise Development Program)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall objective of the proposed MSME SDP is to promote the expansion and growth of a vibrant MSME sector and encourage private sector development for broad-based, sustainable economic growth and employment. To achieve this goal, the MSME SDP will consist of a program grant to address policy reforms and strengthening of the enabling environment; and a project grant, to provide the required funding otherwise not available from the domestic market due to market failure. The Program ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 39221-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0089
Grant No. 0088
Approval Date 21 Nov 2007
Closing Date 21 Dec 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 14,297
Geographical Location Bhutan
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Small and medium enterprise development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: FI
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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