45273-001: Financing Brick Kiln Efficiency Improvement Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

Brick manufacturing process is energy intensive and a main source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission and fine particulate pollution in Bangladesh. The proposed project intends to establish an equivalent of $50 million credit facility in local currency at Bangladesh Bank (central bank) for relending to participating financial intermediaries (PFIs) to construct more energy efficient and environmentally superior brick kilns. The credit facility has two components: one is to upgrade existing ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 45273-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2865
Loan No. 2866
Approval Date 10 May 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 50,000
Sector Finance
Subsector Infrastructure finance and investment funds
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: FI
Resettlement: FI
Indigenous People: FI

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