37536-013: Land Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Land degradation is a serious economic,social, and environmental problem in Uzbekistan and the rest Central Asia. It directly affects the livelihoods of the rural population by reducing land productivity, and by causing africultural production losses estimated at $2 billion a year for the region. The project will address the rapidly worsening and expanding land degradation in nine districts in Bukhara, Kashkadarya and Navoi provinces. The project area,covering 162,300 hectares (ha) of irrig... Read More

Country Uzbekistan
Project Number 37536-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2245
Loan No. 2246
TA No. 4820
Grant No. 0080
Approval Date 24 Jul 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 60,400
Geographical Location The project area covers 162,300 ha in nine districts: Kamashi, Guzar, and Kasan in Kashkadarya province; Kyzyltepa, Khatirchi, and Navbakhor in Navoi province; and Jandor, Bukhara, and Romitan in Bukhara province.
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture and natural resources
/ Land-Based Natural Resources Management
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Tal'at Nasirov
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Uzbekistan Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources
Shavkat Khamraev

PDS Creation Date
21 Feb 2006

Last PDS Update
25 Mar 2014

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