The project 'Power in Improving Living Standard of Rural People' involving US$ 2 million, funded by JFPR
, will be implemented at five Palli Bidyut Samities in Gopalganj, Kishoreganj, Thakurgaon, Bhola and Sunamganj districts on pilot basis.
, established in May 2000, provides grants for ADB projects supporting poverty reduction and social development efforts, while the HLT Fund, established in April 2017, earmarks grant financing to promote technology and innovative solutions in ADB projects.
Established in 2000, the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR
) expanded its scope of grant assistance in 2009, and since then it has been providing technical assistance grants besides project grants.
Established in May 2000, the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR
) provides direct grant assistance to the poorest and most vulnerable groups in developing member countries of ADB, while fostering long-term social and economic development.
On the island province of Negros Occidental, in the country's Western Visaya region, eight communities are benefitting from a US$1.5 million grant from the JFPR
. Designed to supply renewable energy resources to these locations, the grant focussed on the promotion of living standards and the livelihoods of the communities' inhabitants.
The fund will be drawn from its Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR
) and implemented by Centre d'Etude et de Developpement Agricole Cambodgien (CEDAC), a local nongovernmental organization.
The grant will come from the ADB's Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR
), Iwasaki said.
The event is sponsored by an ADB technical assistance project titled 'weather index-based crop insurance' financed by the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR
The technical assistance is financed by the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR
) and administered by ADB.
The Manila-based bank said in a statement that the grant will be drawn from ADB's Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR
), financed by the Japanese government.