33209-013: Community-Managed Irrigated Agriculture Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project aims to improve the agriculture productivity and sustainability of existing small and medium farmer-managed irrigation systems suffering from low productivity and poverty in Central and Eastern Development Regions thereby enhancing the livelihoods of the poor. This is achieved through (i) providing improved means for WUA empowerment, irrigation infrastructure, agriculture extension, and targeted livelihood enhancement to build the human capital of the poor; and (ii) strengthening ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 33209-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2102
Loan No. 8222
Approval Date 14 Dec 2004
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 20,000
Geographical Location Rural areas of Central and Eastern Development regions (Bagmati, Narayani, Janakpur, Sagarmatha, Koshi and Mechi)
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural production
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Deepak Bahadur Singh
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Nepal Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Irrigation
Naveen Mangal Joshi

PDS Creation Date
29 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
18 Sep 2014