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.
|Project Name||FATA Rural Development|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|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|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|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 ADB Officer||Miyazato, Tetsuro|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||CWSS|
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|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|13 Nov 2002||28 Feb 2003||28 Feb 2003||31 Jul 2003||31 Mar 2005||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|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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