39225-034: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road Connectivity Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The project will promote regional connectivity with neighboring countries through the investment in the road construction and land ports with custom stations, facilitating cross border trade. The project will also improve the national road network in Bhutan to remote areas in the eastern part of Bhutan near Indian border providing better access to economic opportunities and social services. These facilitate efficient and safe transportation of goods within Bhutan and with neighboring countries. Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 39225-034
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 3149
Grant No. 0400
Approval Date 31 Jul 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 50,350
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas 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 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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