44457-012: Rural Finance Expansion

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Description

This TA focuses on supporting the Government s and the central bank of Afghanistan s (DAB Da Afghanistan Bank) efforts to expand Islamic finance. As DAB is the primary counterpart, the primary effort will be to support DAB in its work program to improve the Islamic finance regulatory regime. Further, a number of tailored capacity building trainings will be provided to ensure DAB s staff are well grounded in technical, regulatory and commercial principles of Islamic finance. Also, to ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 44457-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7983
Approval Date 14 Dec 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500
Geographical Location Kabul, Afghanistan
Sector Finance
Subsector Finance
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)

 

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