Project Name Emergency Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project
Project Number 36673-013
Country Afghanistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1997-AFG: Emergency Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 150.00 million
Loan: Emergency Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project
KfW Bankengruppe US$ 22.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Conventional energy generation - Electricity transmission and distribution

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Project completed with a successful rating.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Of the 392 km of road, 284 km was reconstructed including 80 km of to a higher

standard than just repairs with overlay only.

Naibabad-Hairatan 55 km road was reconstructed to a higher standard than designed overlay only.

On target, except 50 cct-km of 110 kV transmission lines

Failed; not implemented

Failed; component cancelled

Failed; not implemented

Failed; not implemented

Failed; not implemented.

Some partially implemented by an Iranian company, financed by the World Bank

Failed; component cancelled

Sustainability is rated less likely

Geographical Location Pule Khumri - Mazar Sharif - Sheberghan - Andkhoy section of the ring road, including the link to Uzbekistan (Naibabad - Hairatan road) and the Northern provinces.

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consulting services (280 person-months international and 500 person-months domestic) will be required to assist the EA and IAs in project implementation. All consultants financed under the project will be selected and engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants with the flexibility, wherever essential, provided under emergency assistance projects.
Procurement All contracts for civil works and supply of equipment and materials will be divided into suitable contract packages. The contracts have been mostly packaged as turnkey and design-build to ensure delivery within the project implementation period. The civil works contracts exceeding $1 million will be awarded following international competitive bidding procedures. The contracts for equipment and materials valued at $500,000 and below should be procured using international shopping procedures. For equipment and material contracts exceeding $500,000, international competitive bidding procedures will be followed

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer David Hill
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Mines and Petroleum
Pashtunistan Watt,
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Ministry of Public Works
Implementing Agency -Part A
Kabul, Afghanistan
Ministry of Finance
Engineer Ahmad Wali Shairzay
Kabul, Afghanistan
Min of Irri,Water Res.&Env&Min of Water&Power
Ministry of Water and Power
Republic of Afghanistan


Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2003
Fact Finding 25 Jan 2003 to 11 Feb 2003
MRM 31 Mar 2003
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 14 Dec 2006
Last PDS Update 25 Mar 2013

LoanĀ 1997-AFG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Jun 2003 01 Aug 2003 31 Oct 2003 30 Jun 2013 - 01 Jul 2013
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 172.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 150.00 03 Jun 2003 84.57 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 22.00 03 Jun 2003 84.57 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory

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