Rural Roads and Access Project (ADB-50218-001)

Countries
  • Myanmar
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Ayeyarwaddy, Sagaing
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Sep 29, 2016
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Borrower
Government of Myanmar
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Sectors
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 10, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 30, 2016


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Project Description
The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has approached the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for support to develop and contribute to the financing of a national rural roads and access program. The project will improve about 350 km of rural roads in two pilot regions, Ayeyarwaddy and Sagaing, and develop the technical bases and capacity for the program. The project outcome is improved accessibility of rural people, by way of launching a nationwide rural roads and access program, a part of which ADB will finance.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Office Bldg No. 15, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main