42094-062: Development of Mini Hydropower Plants in Badakhshan and Bamyan Provinces

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project entails development of upto four mini hydropower plants through cofinancing by Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction. The project will serve remote district centers in Badakhshan and Bamyan provinces on North Eastern and Central Afghanistan -- these provinces are not expected to be supplied by the North East Power System (NEPS) grid in the foreseeable future. The aggregate installed capacity will be around 2 MW (0.5MW x 4). The Project objective is to improve the quality of life of rural... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 42094-062
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9128
Approval Date 28 Nov 2008
Geographical Location Topchi, Bamyan Province,Baharak, Badakhshan Province
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Renewable Energy
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Social development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Rafael R. Nadyrshin
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Afghanistan Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat
Dr. Jalil Shams

PDS Creation Date
22 May 2009

Last PDS Update
14 Apr 2014

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