36222-013: Community-Based Irrigation Rehabilitation and Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The impact of the project is improved agricultural productivity in four target provinces in Northern Afghanistan, and the outcome is farming communities in the target provinces are better served with irrigation infrastructure. This will be achieved by rehabilitating at least 100 traditional small-scale irrigation systems at an estimated civil works cost of $40,000 per system. Improvement of traditional irrigation is a high priority in Afghanistan because of its key importance for ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 36222-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9165
Approval Date 06 Jul 2012
Geographical Location Baghlan, Balkh, Ghor, and Samangan provinces
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Irrigation, Drainage, and Flood Protection
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Randall Jones
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, CWRD

Last PDS Update
24 Sep 2014