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.