40540-014: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road Connectivity Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed project will (i) upgrade about 110 kilometers (km) of Dhaka-Northwest corridor by 4-laning of the Joydebpur-Chandra-Tangail-Hatikamrul Road and (ii) improve 2 land ports at Benapole and Burimari. This trunk road section forms part of a major international road corridor. The project will also strengthen the capacity of the road sector. By increasing road capacity of a major international trade corridor and enhancing land port capacity, the project will not only boost the national ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 40540-014
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2949
Loan No. -
Loan No. 8263
TA No. 8221
Approval Date 22 Nov 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 198,000
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)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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