Pakistan: Sustainable Livelihood in Barani Areas Project (Punjab)

Sovereign Project | 34331-012 Status: Archived

Project Details

Project Officer
Tayyab, Ahsan Central and West Asia Department Request for information
  • Pakistan
  • Technical Assistance
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name Sustainable Livelihood in Barani Areas Project (Punjab)
Project Number 34331-012
Country Pakistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4167-PAK: Sustainable Livelihood in Barani Areas Project (Punjab)
Japan Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The project aims to reduce poverty in selected Barani districts in Punjab. Its purpose is to improve economic well-being and social status of the rural poor through a mix of economic and social interventions. Its components will include (i) improved village livelihoods through enhanced access to information, resources and agriculture, financial and social services, and introduction of agro-based cottage industry; (ii) increased agriculture and livestock production through improved soil and water conservation, on-farm water management, adaptive research, and appropriate technology; and inland fisheries development; (iii) upgraded rural infrastructure at district, subdistrict and village levels; and (iv) capacity building at the district, subdistrict and village levels through strengthening selected district and subdistrict offices, encouraging and strengthening citizen community boards.
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 C
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 The TA will require a total of 45.5 person-months (pm) of consulting services, comprising 5.5 pm of international and 40 pm of domestic inputs. The TA will be led by an international economist with experience of working in poverty-focused rural development projects. Domestic consultant expertise is required in social/gender issues, agricultural economics, engineering, watershed management, animal husbandry/livestock, institutions and governance, information technology/data base and GIS; and environmental impact assessment.
Procurement TBD

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Tayyab, Ahsan
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division CWSS
Executing Agencies
Agency for Barani Area Development
Mr. Muhammad S. U. Cheema, Director General
[email protected]
Murree Road, Rawalpindi Pakistan


Concept Clearance 30 May 2002
Fact Finding 22 Apr 2003 to 05 May 2003
Approval 02 Sep 2003
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 21 Mar 2007

TA 4167-PAK

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Sep 2003 03 Dec 2003 03 Dec 2003 30 Apr 2004 31 Oct 2004 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 02 Sep 2003 365,358.00

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Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Sustainable Livelihood in Barani Areas Project Technical Assistance Reports Sep 2003

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