In Bhutan, cottage, and small industries (CSIs) are major source of employment and driver of economy. To improve access to finance to CSIs especially in rural areas, Bhutan Development Bank (BDB) started the Rural Finance Development Project funded by the Asian Development Bank.
The project’s overarching objective is to generate productive and gainful rural employment opportunities. The project sets four key goals
The project is implemented from 2019 – 2024
With the project’s initiatives, BDB will enhance its outreach to serve women as important clients by implementing the Gender Action Plan BDB also ensures its operations will not cause adverse impacts on environment and people and applies the Environment and Social Management System.
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