39577-012: Bahawalpur Rural Development Project Phase II

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


To reverse the trend of increasing poverty incidence in the Project area and reduce the poverty headcount to less than 45% by 2015. The Project intends to benefit about 300,000 people in the region and increase their income by about 10% (target figures are provisional) through provision of access to improved roads, electricity, and community-based income generation activities.The TA will focus on three components: (i) improvement of core rural infrastructure, (ii) promotion of ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 39577-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 4720
Approval Date 25 Sep 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 480
Geographical Location Punjab
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture and Rural Sector Development
Safeguard Categories Environment: B


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