46074-001: Greater Mekong Subregion: Livelihood Support for Corridor Towns
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
Poverty in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) is still substantial in Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), and Viet Nam, where its regional incidence ranges from 9% 34% of the population. Poverty in Cambodia is wide spread with approximately 30% of the rural population living below the poverty line. From 1992 to 2007, the overall national poverty incidence in Cambodia declined to about 36%, which is still a high value by regional comparison (i.e., Viet Nam 's fell to 20% and ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Grant No. 9173
|Approval Date||21 May 2013|
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)|
Indigenous People: C
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