Afghanistan: Addendum to the Afghanistan Power Sector Master Plan

Sovereign Project | 43497-013 Status: Closed


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Project Name Addendum to the Afghanistan Power Sector Master Plan
Project Number 43497-013
Country Afghanistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8475-AFG: Addendum to the Afghanistan Power Sector Master Plan
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Once updated, the AFG Power Sector Plan will be a useful document for the Interministerial Committee on Energy (ICE) in planning and programming investments in the power sector.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) A Final Report has been submitted. This report will be presented to MEW, DABS and donor parthers in Oct/Nov.
Geographical Location Afghanistan

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The tasks are limited in undertaking research and analysis thus, no stakeholder participation and consultation is envisaged.
During Project Implementation Consultations in updating the Afghanistan Power Sector Master Plan were held with the Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW), Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), and donor partners.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The S-PATA requires approximately 6 person-months of international consulting services comprising of (i) 2 person-month of a specialist on interconnecting power systems, (ii) 1 person-months of a specialist on HVDC technology, (iii) 2 person-months of a specialist on power system modeling and simulation, and (iv) 2 person-months of an economist and financial specialist. The consulting services commenced in December 2013, and expected to complete by 30 November 2014.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Sohail Hasnie
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Energy and Water
Mr. Ghulam Faruq Qazizadah, Deputy Minister
Darul Aman Road, Kabul, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan


Concept Clearance 28 Nov 2013
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Sep 2014

TA 8475-AFG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Oct 2013 - 04 Oct 2013 31 Jan 2014 30 Nov 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 04 Oct 2013 209,116.04

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