40539-012: Improving Livelihoods of Rural Women through Development of Handicrafts Industry

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The grant development objective is to improve the livelihoods of rural women in the Kyrgyz Republic by developing the handicraft industry. The specific objective is to increase income and job opportunities for poor women in selected rural areas by improving productivity, diversification, and products quality while establishing efficient marketing services and facilities. The Project will help organize the existing, mostly informal, handicraft centers in rural areas, improve quality and ... Read More

Country Kyrgyz Republic
Project Number 40539-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9104
Approval Date 17 Jan 2007
Closing Date 15 Nov 2010
Geographical Location Naryn, Issyk-Kul, Talas, Batken, Osh, Djalalabat oblasts
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Industry and trade
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)


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