Road Employment Project for Settlement and Integration of Returning Refugees and Displaced Persons

Date: March 2007
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Document Type: Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements / Grant Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements
Project Number: 36587-032

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Description

On 3 October 2002, the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $15 million in grant assistance from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) for the Road Employment Project for Settlement and Integration of Returning Refugees and Displaced Persons. The Project comprised a number of components, including (i) road improvement in the amount of $11.7 million ($11.3 million for civil works and $0.4 million for consulting services) for the Kandahar-Spin Boldak Road in southeast Afghanistan, (ii) training and community mobilization, (iii) education, (iv) health, (v) microcredit, and (vi) project management and monitoring.