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Bangladesh and ӯƱ

ӯƱ is a leading multilateral development partner of Bangladesh in the energy, transport, and education sectors.

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Economic Forecast

GDP forecasts are based on ӯƱ's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Poverty in Bangladesh

Development indicators for Bangladesh, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results of ӯƱ-Supported Operations, 2010-2018

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Projects Cofinanced

Cofinancing operations enable ӯƱs financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ӯƱ projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ӯƱs Trade Finance Program.

Project Performance, 2000-2018

ӯƱ Projects in Bangladesh

Project Results

  • Emergency Assistance in Bangladesh
    Project Result / Case Study
    Emergency Assistance in Bangladesh

    The influx of more than 700,000 people from Myanmars Rakhine State into Coxs Bazar District in neighboring Bangladesh in August 2017 created a humanitarian crisis. Joining concerted international efforts, ӯƱ quickly mobilized ADF grant funding of $100 million to help ensure this emergency situation did not escalate further.

  • Bangladesh: Throwing a Lifeline to Small Businesses
    Project Result / Case Study
    Bangladesh: Throwing a Lifeline to Small Businesses

    A partnership between Bangladesh and ӯƱ provided loans to rural and women-owned businesses that struggled to access the credit needed to expand their operations.

  • Cassava Recipe for Farming Success in Bangladesh
    Project Result / Case Study
    Cassava Recipe for Farming Success in Bangladesh

    ӯƱ's partnership with food company PRAN-RFL helps expand contract farming, make cassava an attractive crop, and build the agribusiness sector.


29 Sep 2020 | ӯƱ from Country Offices

ӯƱ Approves $160 Million Loan to Improve Sewerage System in Khulna, Bangladesh

ӯƱ has approved a $160 million loan to establish a sustainable and inclusive sewerage system in Khulna, Bangladeshs third-largest city and center of southCwest economic corridor.

14 Sep 2020 | ӯƱ from Country Offices

ӯƱ, Pran Dairy Sign Loan to Sustain Milk Farmer Livelihoods During Pandemic

The Asian Development Bank (ӯƱ) and Pran Dairy Limited (PDL), a member of one of the biggest food and agribusiness groups in Bangladesh, today signed a $10 million loan agreement to support dairy value chain during the coronavirus...

24 Aug 2020 | ӯƱ Release

'Safety, Data, and Green' the Keywords to Transport Sector's Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19, Says ӯƱ President

The transport sector must emerge from the COVID-19?pandemic as a driver of sustainable growth with three critical factors in mindSDG, which in this case stands for Safety, Data, and Green, ӯƱ?President...

18 Aug 2020 | ӯƱ from Country Offices

ӯƱ Approves $50 Million to Finance PPP Projects in Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ӯƱ) has approved a $50 million loan to the Government of Bangladesh to fund public-private partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects in the country.?


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