42091-043: Water Resources Development Investment Program - Project 2

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The proposed Lower Kokcha Irrigation Project (LKIP) will rehabilitate and improve the Shahrawan and Archi canals. Both canals suffer under both scour and sedimentation and water levels (Shahrawan canal) and capacity (Archi canal) are compromised if no works are undertaken. The Shahrawan intake, the approach channel and outflow channel have degraded significantly and are in danger of being washed away. Failure of water delivery would negatively impact around 46,000 ha of crops. The Shahrawan inta... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 42091-043
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 0362
Approval Date 08 Oct 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 100,000
Geographical Location Kunduz and Takhar Provinces
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Irrigation
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Randall Jones
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, CWRD

Last PDS Update
15 Aug 2014

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