37075-013: Andkhoy-Qaisar Road Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project's main objective was to reduce poverty and promote economic and social development through continued support to the government to (i) reestablish the primary road network damaged during 2 decades of conflict and neglect, and (ii) help implement cost-recovery measures. The project comprised three components: (i) reconstruct and improve the Andkhoy-Qaisar road (210 kilometers [km]); (ii) install road tolling facilities, which include toll plazas, computers and communications ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 37075-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2140
Approval Date 15 Dec 2004
Closing Date 30 Jun 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 80,000
Geographical Location Faryab Province in north western Afghanistan
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 210
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 800,000

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
Zheng Wu
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works
H. E Dr. Wali Mohammad Rasooli, Ministry of Public Works

PDS Creation Date
03 Mar 2007

Last PDS Update
25 Sep 2014