Mewat Area Development Project

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Mewat Area Development Project

Mewat Area Development Project


IFAD was the sole financier of this project, which aimed to improve living conditions in the Mewati community, promote self-reliance on a sustainable basis and broaden the range of livelihood opportunities available to the community. Among the project’s major achievements were:

  • increasing participants’ perception of the importance of resource conservation
  • increasing the potential of women’s self-help groups to bring about change and heighten women’s self-confidence
  • involving non-governmental organizations in community development
  • reaching a 100 per cent rate of loan repayment among self-help groups

Source: IFAD

Status: Closed
Approval Date
12 April 1995
1995 - 2004
Rural Development
Total Project Cost
US$ 22.28 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 14.96 million
Co-financiers (Domestic)
National Government US$ 6.63 million
Financing terms
Highly Concessional
Project ID
Project Contact
Anshuman Saikia

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