43448-012: Bagmati River Basin Improvement Project

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Description

The Bagmati River Basin Improvement Project aims to improve water security and resilience to potential climate change impact in the Bagmati River Basin. It will build on the general public s desire to restore the river environment in the Kathmandu Valley and the Government s efforts to improve irrigation development and mitigate the impact of water-induced disasters in the middle and lower reaches of the basin. The Project adopts the principles of integrated water resources management (IWRM) and... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 43448-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 8050
Approval Date 24 Jan 2012
Sector / Subsector Classification Multisector
/ Multisector
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Social development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming

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Responsible ADB Officer
Arnaud M. Cauchois
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Water and Energy Commission Secretariat (WECS)

Last PDS Update
17 May 2014

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