Workshop on Proposed SAARC Development Fund

This small-scale technical assistance enhanced the awareness of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) operations, governance, and sustainability of development in finance instruments. The workshop provided a venue for participants to analyze options for structure, operating modalities, funding mechanisms, and governance of the SAARC Development Fund. It also strengthened regional cooperation, shared international best practices, and supported socio-cultural and economic development in South Asia.

PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

3 Jan 2006

Technical Assistance

Regional

Finance

Closed

$150,000

KEY OUTPUTS

Informed exchange on feasibility, viability, and modality for SAARC Development Fund conducted

International best practices on development finance disseminated

FINANCING

$150,000 (Asian Development Bank)

RELATED SITES

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