38417-022: Community Irrigation Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project will develop or improve small-scale irrigation systems in 12 districts in Nepal through a community-driven process targeted at the poor, women, and other disadvantaged groups. Small irrigation systems are defined as systems with less than 25 hectares of irrigation area in the hills and mountains and less than 200 hectares in the Terai plains. The participating districts were selected because of their high poverty, food insecurity and irrigation potential. They are Kanchanpur, Kailal... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 38417-022
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 0219
Approval Date 27 Sep 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 26,400
Geographical Location 12 Districts of Nepal
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Gender equity as a theme
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
Deepak Bahadur Singh
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Nepal Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Dept of Local Infra Devt & Agri Roads

Last PDS Update
22 Jul 2014

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