Regional: Support for South Asia Regional Economic Cooperation

This project will enhance regional economic cooperation in South Asia through agreed regional cooperation projects and activities. It will assist participating countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka) to prioritize and prepare regional projects, create venues for regional exchange and dialogue, enhance country and regional capacity in project implementation, and support organization of regional meetings and forums. This multi-country technical assistance will also encourage and facilitate private sector participation.


PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

27 Jan 2010

Technical Assistance

Regional

Multisector

Ongoing

$6.92 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Sector and thematic studies, prefeasibility studies, and papers on regional cooperation prepared

Capacity development programs for policymakers and stakeholder implemented

Technical and logistical support for project implementation provided

FINANCING

$1.5 million (Technical Assistance Special Fund)

$225,000 (Technical Assistance Special Fund - Supplementary)

$3 million (Technical Assistance Special Fund - Supplementary)

$695,000 (Technical Assistance Special Fund - Supplementary)

$1.5 million (Technical Assistance Special Fund - Supplementary)

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    Contact the SASEC Secretariat at:
    sasec@adb.org