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Asian Development Bank

People crossing the Guithe bridge in Myagdi

Asian Development Bank has been supporting the trail bridge programme through the Decentralized Rural Infrastructure and Livelihoods Project (DRILP) and its successor DRILP-Additional Financing in eight districts – Baitadi, Baglung, Gorkha, Lamjung, Myagdi, Okhaldhunga, Ramechhap, and Taplejung.

Altogether, 108 trail bridges have been completed which has benefited over 170,000 beneficiaries (54% belonging to disadvantaged groups). During the construction process, over 247,600 person-days of employment was generated at the local level (71% to disadvantaged groups).  

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