42166-013: Emergency Assistance for Food Security Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
It contributed to the efforts of the Government for 5 million poor and vulnerable people to have better access to food. It reduced the poverty levels of low-income groups. The focus of the Project was to improve access of the poor to food, income and livelihood support. It assisted in relieving the immediate fiscal pressures because of a sharp rise in safety net expenditures. It also assisted in sustaining the external balance, aggravated by higher import costs for food grains. Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 7101
Loan No. 2430
|Approval Date||22 Jul 2008|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||170,600|
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
|Subsector||Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development|
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Indigenous People: C
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