Bangladesh – ADB: 40 Years of Development Partnership

Bangladesh – ADB: 40 Years of Development Partnership

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Bangladesh has made impressive socioeconomic gains with a steady rise in its gross domestic product, a decrease in overall rates of poverty, boost in social development, and steady movement toward achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. ADB has been a key partner in Bangladesha€™s struggle for a better future since 1973 by contributing to critical socioeconomic and governance reforms. As of 31 December 2012, ADBa€™s cumulative lending amounted to about $14.1 billion for 234 loans, and its technical assistance grants amounted to $221.7 million for 389 projects. The country is also one of the largest recipients of concessional Asian Development Fund resources. ADB has been the second-largest source of development financing, and one of the lead financiers in energy, transport, education, water supply and sanitation, agriculture and natural resources, and finance sectors of BangladeshThe Ninth Power Project financed construction of 230 kV transmission lines a€c 230 kV substations a€c a€c a€c National load dispatch ... DESA constructed 1.5 km of 132 kV overhead transmission line and 19.5 km of 33 kV underground cables; DESCO constructed 12 km of singlecircuit 33 kV underground cables, 20 km of singlecircuit 11 kV underground cables, and 20 km of 0.415 kV overhead lines; and PGCBanbsp;...


Title:Bangladesh – ADB: 40 Years of Development Partnership
Author: Asian Development Bank
Publisher:Asian Development Bank - 2013-10-01
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