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LOANS & CREDITS December 6, 2018

Bangladesh: Livestock and Dairy Development Project

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2018 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved financing for the following project:

Livestock and Dairy Development Project

IDA Credit: US $500 million

Terms: Maturity = 30 years, Grace period = 5 years

Project ID: P161246

Project Description:  The Livestock and Dairy Development Project will improve agricultural productivity and market access of 2 million smallholder household farmers and small and medium-scale agro-entreprenuers. The project will stimulate growth and enable a sustainable, inclusive and safe development of livestock value chains in Bangladesh. It will also address some upcoming issues of the livestock sector such as food safety, environmental pollution and climate change, and animal welfare. A livestock knowledge platform will be developed to provide information and support the sector’s development.  


Contacts

Washington
Elena Karaban
(202) 473-9277
ekaraban@worldbank.org
Dhaka
Mehrin Ahmed Mahbub
(880-2) 55667777
mmahbub@worldbank.org
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