29236-013: Community Groundwater Irrigation Sector

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Details


The long-term development objectives are to: (i) enhance agricultural productivity and production in Terai; (ii) reduce poverty by providing incomes and employment; (iii) support an effective institutional framework for increased and effective use of groundwater irrigation.

Safeguard Categories

Environment: B
Involuntary Resettlement:
Indigenous Peoples:

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Develop environmental monitoring program (EIP) for groundwater levels and application of chemicals. Substantial women's participation in all Project activities.About 50% of group members are women. However, their representation in WUA executive committee level is about 20%, which needs to be improved.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)


Concept Clearance
17 Nov 1994

12 May 1997 to 30 May 1997

Management Review Meeting
30 Jun 1997

Board Approval
26 Feb 1998