The Government's key development objective is the reduction of poverty in rural areas through increased farm productivity and diversification of the rural economy. The proposed project will have a positive impact on agricultural production and poverty reduction in accordance with the Government's and Bank's strategy. The Project will (i) refine and institutionalize the processes and strategies for transferring O & M and ownership of below secondary level of irrigation canals in National Irrigation Systems, (ii) transfer the O & M and ownership of several National Irrigation Systems. The Project will improve the performance of irrigation system for increasing agricultural production and farm income, generating employment.
Latest Project Documents
Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.
The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.
The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.