Pakistan: FATA Rural Development

Sovereign Project | 33268-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name FATA Rural Development
Project Number 33268-012
Country Pakistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3984-PAK: FATA Rural Development
Japan Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
TA: FATA Rural Development
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 20,733.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development - Irrigation - Land-based natural resources management - Livestock - Rural water supply services - Water-based natural resources management

Education - Technical and vocational education and training

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA will prepare a design for a project to support the Government's efforts to (i) reduce the incidence of poverty in FATA through sustainable and appropriate development activities; (ii) improve livelihoods among the rural population by increasing incomes and employment opportunities through a mix of economic and social interventions; (iii) arrest resource and environmental degradation; and (iv) facilitate the mainstreaming of FATA into the country's economic and political system. The TA has four design aims: (i) provide communication and productive infrastructure (roads, drinking water, irrigation.); (ii) increase incremental household incomes through improved agriculture and natural resource-based productivity; (iii) encourage participatory, community development through transparent selection and funding of community-level socio-economic infrastructure, delivery of financial services, and non-farm employment opportunities including capacity building; and (iv) institutional strengthening for community organizations and service delivery agencies.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A total of 52 person-months (pm) of consulting services, comprising 17 pm of international and 35 pm of domestic specialist inputs, are required as follows: institutional and rural development, human resource development, economics, rural infrastructure, watershed management, agricultural economics/agricultural marketing, agricultural development, rural finance and enterprise development, animal husbandry/livestock development, irrigation systems, community forestry and range management, rural sociology and community development, gender and development, training and development, institutions and governance, and environmental impact assessment and mitigation.
Procurement To be determined.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Miyazato, Tetsuro
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division CWSS
Executing Agencies
FATA Secretariat
Mr. Ghulan Quadir Khan, Chief FATA
Warsak Road Peshawar, Pakistan


Concept Clearance 20 Apr 1999
Fact Finding 08 Jul 2002 to 18 Jul 2002
Approval 13 Nov 2002
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 16 Feb 2007

TA 3984-PAK

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Nov 2002 28 Feb 2003 28 Feb 2003 31 Jul 2003 31 Mar 2005 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
750,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 750,000.00 13 Nov 2002 738,045.95

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