40534-012: Second Crop Diversification Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The government s overall objective in the National Agriculture Policy is to make the nation self-sufficient in food and ensure a dependable food security system by increasing production of all crops, including HVCs. In the National Strategy for Accelerated Poverty Reduction II, the government gives highest priority to the development of the agriculture sector in addressing and rapidly reducing poverty, and reaffirms its commitment to make the country self-sufficient in food by 2013. The ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 40534-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 7230
Approval Date 29 Jan 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500
Geographical Location country-wide
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural production
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B

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