40559-013: Second Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement (Sector) Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Second Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement (Sector) Project (the Project) supports the improvement of urban governance and of infrastructure and service delivery in pourashavas (secondary towns). The Project adopts the performance-based allocation of investment funds as an incentive mechanism for governance reform. Performance criteria are defined in six key areas of urban governance: (i) citizen awareness and participation, (ii) urban planning, (iii) womens participation, ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 40559-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2462
Grant No. -
Approval Date 08 Dec 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 87,000
Geographical Location Approximately 45 pourashavas
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Other urban services
Urban flood protection
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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