Pakistan: Water Sector Task Force

Sovereign Project | 44515-001

Summary

The Small-Scale Policy and Advisory Technical Assistance will prepare a water sector strategy, including an action plan, in consultation with the Goverment of Pakistan. The strategy will take into account all aspects of water resources and its critical relevance to agriculture, development and disaster prevention.

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Title Document Date
Water Sector Task Force Mar 2014

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Project Name Water Sector Task Force
Project Number 44515-001
Country Pakistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7772-PAK: Water Sector Task Force
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The Small-Scale Policy and Advisory Technical Assistance will prepare a water sector strategy, including an action plan, in consultation with the Goverment of Pakistan. The strategy will take into account all aspects of water resources and its critical relevance to agriculture, development and disaster prevention.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy At the third ministerial meeting of the Friends of Democratic Pakistan (FODP) in Brussels on 15 October 2010, it was acknowledged that water managemet is an important priority area for Pakistan. (FODP is a group of countries that aims to support the government of Pakistan in its efforts to consolidate democrary in the country and support social and economic development.) It was agreed at the ministerial meeting that an FODP Water Task Force, led by the ADB, would prepare a water sector strategy, including an action plan, in consultation with the Government of Pakistan.
Impact Water security for sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Mobilization of coordinated and expanded assistance of the international community under the FODP to support investments in the water sector.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs Water sector report, including strategy and action plan, finalized by September 2011.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) An international Policy/Institutional Advisor (Water Sector) has been hired for 5 person-months on an intermittent basis. The consultant commenced work on 11 March 2011.
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultation with the Government of Pakistan
During Project Implementation Continued consultation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services 5 person months of an international institutional and policy advisor (water) and 22 person months of national consultants in various disciplines.
Procurement No procurement required.
Responsible ADB Officer Donneth Walton
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Pakistan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Foreign AffairsMinistry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad
Pakistan
Ministry of Water and Power(OLD dont use.No loans)Block A Secretariat Bldg.
Islamabad,
Pakistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 16 Feb 2011
Fact Finding 16 Feb 2011 to 01 Mar 2011
MRM -
Approval 23 Dec 2010
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 08 Apr 2011

TA 7772-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Dec 2010 - 23 Dec 2010 31 Oct 2011 31 Dec 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 25,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 250,000.00 23 Dec 2010 199,887.80
Title Document Type Document Date
Water Sector Task Force TA Completion Reports Mar 2014

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