45273-001: Financing Brick Kiln Efficiency Improvement Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
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 $50 million credit facility in local currency at Bangladesh Bank (central bank) for relending to participating financial intermediaries (PFIs) to construct more energy efficient and environmentally superior brick kilns. The credit facility has two components: one is to upgrade existing ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 2865
Loan No. 2866
|Approval Date||10 May 2012|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||50,000|
|Subsector||Infrastructure finance and investment funds|
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)|
Indigenous People: FI
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