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

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 42166-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 7101
Loan No. 2430
Approval Date 22 Jul 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 170,600
Geographical Location Bangladesh
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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