40559-012: Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement (Sector) II

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The TA will prepare a project which will assist selected 25-35 municipalities or pourashavas to (i) enhance accountability in municipal services; and (ii) develop and expand physical infrastructure and urban services to increase economic opportunities and to reduce vulnerability to environmental degradation, poverty and natural hazards. The TA will also develop effective measures to improve women's participation in municipal management and services as well as upgrade the conditions of the ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 40559-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 4863
Approval Date 07 Nov 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 600
Geographical Location Approximately 45 municipalities will be covered under the ensuing project. Three municipalities were studied in detail under the TA as sample.
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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