Sustaining Climate and Disaster Risk Resilient and Low Carbon Development in South Asia (ADB-46470-003)

  • South Asia
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • India
  • Maldives
  • Nepal
  • Sri Lanka
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Dec 24, 2018
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
  • Energy
  • Transport
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 3.30 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 18, 2022

Disclosed by Bank Dec 24, 2018

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Project Description
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The rationale of this project is in line with two policies of ADB, i.e  'Strategy 2030:Achieving a Prosperous, Inclusive, Resilient, and Sustainable Asia and the Pacific' and 'Climate Change Strategic Framework 2017-2030'. As stated in these policies, ADB vows to support its Developing Member Countries (DMC's) in "tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, enhancing environmental sustainability, and strengthening governance and institutional capacity". 

This project is in the form of Transactional Technical Assistance (TRTA). According to the bank document, " the proposed TRTA facility will scale-up activities of and build upon outputs from South Asia Department's (SARD) earlier regional climate change initiatives such as the small-scale capacity development TA 8292-REG: Preparing for Climate Action South Asia and the regional knowledge support TA 8572-REG: Action on Climate Change in South Asia."

* The bank states that TRTA is a form of technical assistance that directly benefits a project or is financed by ADB for the purpose of various services such as project preparation, project implementation report or policy advice. TRTA can also help develop a public–private partnership as part of transaction advisory services. (


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Responsible ADB Officer Zheng, Liping
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Office of the Director-General, SARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines



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