42094-042: Energy Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 3

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The government requested ADB to finance the Gereshk Electricity Services Improvement Project. Gereshk, with a population of approximately 70,000, is a district economic center in Helmand, where insurgency has been significantly active, and is strategically located on the national highway (Corridor 1) that connects Herat and Kandahar. With the stability being regained, the government would like to restore the licit livelihood of the town residents and functions of the town as the district economi... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 42094-042
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0280
Grant No. 0281
Grant No. 0282
Approval Date 22 Dec 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 43,000
Geographical Location Gereshk District, Afghanistan
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Energy
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Rafael R. Nadyrshin
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat

Last PDS Update
23 Jul 2014

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