Pakistan: Immediate Support to Poor and Vulnerable Small and Landless Farmers Devastated by the October 2005 Earthquake

Sovereign Project | 39646-012

Summary

To provide immediate assistance to poor and vulnerable small and landless farmers, including those in inaccessible and mountainous locations devastated by the Oct 2005 earthquake. The main components will include: revitalizing agric and livestock activities; community-based initiatives; assistance for rebuilding houses and livelihoods; and project management and logistical support including helicopter servicesin inaccessible areas. The government agencies in partnership with national and international NGOs will be responsible for implementing the project.

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Project Name Immediate Support to Poor and Vulnerable Small and Landless Farmers Devastated by the October 2005 Earthquake
Project Number 39646-012
Country Pakistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 9092-PAK: Immediate Support to Poor and Vulnerable Small and Landless Farmers Devastated by the October 2005 Earthquake
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 5.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Agriculture and Natural Resources - Agricultural production
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description To provide immediate assistance to poor and vulnerable small and landless farmers, including those in inaccessible and mountainous locations devastated by the Oct 2005 earthquake. The main components will include: revitalizing agric and livestock activities; community-based initiatives; assistance for rebuilding houses and livelihoods; and project management and logistical support including helicopter servicesin inaccessible areas. The government agencies in partnership with national and international NGOs will be responsible for implementing the project.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Azad Jammu & Kashmir and North-West Frontier Province
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The Project will recruit an independent international Project Monitoring Consultant for 3 person-months. An independent individual consultant will also be recruited to undertake an independent audit of project activiteis as required by JFPR guidelines.
Procurement tbd
Responsible ADB Officer Mian S. Shafi
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Pakistan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Food, Agriculture and LivestockSecretary, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and LivestockBlock B, Pakistan Secretariat, Islamabad, pakistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 11 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 16 Mar 2005 to 21 Mar 2005
MRM -
Approval 27 Mar 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 08 Mar 2006
Last PDS Update 25 Feb 2008

Grant 9092-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Mar 2006 13 Jun 2006 13 Jun 2006 31 Mar 2007 31 Aug 2008 18 Aug 2010
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 5.20 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 27 Mar 2006 0.00 4.81 96%
Counterpart 0.20 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 5.00 27 Mar 2006 0.00 4.81 96%

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