Afghanistan: Capacity Building for Customs and Trade Facilitation

Sovereign Project | 40577-012

Summary

The TA will enhance the capacity of the Government of Afghanistan in customs and trade facilitation. The TA will increase customs revenue, increase cross border and transit trade and reduce leakages through corruption.

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Project Name Capacity Building for Customs and Trade Facilitation
Project Number 40577-012
Country Afghanistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4906-AFG: Capacity Building for Customs and Trade Facilitation
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.20 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Industry and trade - Trade and services
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA will enhance the capacity of the Government of Afghanistan in customs and trade facilitation. The TA will increase customs revenue, increase cross border and transit trade and reduce leakages through corruption.
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 Kabul, Afghanistan
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 45-person months of International Consultancy and 30 PMs for Domestic consultants
Responsible ADB Officer Noriko Sato
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of FinancePashtunistan Watt,Kabul,Islamic Republic
of Afghanistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 31 Aug 2005
Fact Finding 25 Sep 2006 to 27 Sep 2006
MRM -
Approval 18 Dec 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 17 Sep 2007
Last PDS Update 30 Jan 2009

TA 4906-AFG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
18 Dec 2006 09 Jan 2007 09 Jan 2007 31 Mar 2009 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,200,000.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,350,000.00 18 Dec 2006 172,940.99
Title Document Type Document Date
Capacity Building for Customs and Trade Facilitation TA Completion Reports May 2009
Capacity Building for Customs and Trade Facilitation Technical Assistance Reports Nov 2006

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