Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The goal of the TA is to promote economic growth and reduce poverty in Afghanistan by enhancing cross-border and transit trade with neighboring countries. The purpose is to facilitate the smooth movement of goods across its borders by carefully assessing physical and institutional infrastructure options and ensuring maximum economic benefit to Afghanistan, while ensuring adequate measures to prevent smuggling and other illegal activities that erode economic efficiency. Specific TA outputs will i... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 36292-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4536
Approval Date 23 Dec 2004
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Transport Management and Policies



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Prianka N. Seneviratne
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Afghanistan Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works
Minister, MPW

Last PDS Update
09 Oct 2007