29236-013: Community Groundwater Irrigation Sector

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

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.... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 29236-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1609
Approval Date 26 Feb 1998
Closing Date 21 Jan 2008
Geographical Location Nepal
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Irrigation, Drainage, and Flood Protection
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached (number) 7,020
National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 300
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 600,000
Land improved through irrigation services, drainage, and flood management (hectares) 54,350

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Michael Dembinski
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Urban Development and Water Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Department of Irrigation, Kathmandu
Moti Bahadur Kunwar

PDS Creation Date
29 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
11 Dec 2006

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