|Project Name||Capacity Development for Irrigation and Water Resources Management|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
The objective of the TA is to continue capacity development in MEW for policy analysis and strategic planning in the irrigation and water resources sectors.
The TA will include a comprehensive capacity needs assessment and long-term capacity development program for the Irrigation Department with defined components and activities for external support. The capacity development program will include an Irrigation Department staffing plan, with terms of reference that builds on lessons from the priority reform and restructuring (PRR) process and incorporates new civil service reform initiatives. The TA will result in a number of internal policy documents (i) short-, medium-, and long-term strategic plans to define and achieve Irrigation Department and sector objectives and implement sector policies; (ii) a prioritized investment and asset management plan; (iii) a recurrent budget and financial management plan; (iv) an aid coordination plan; and (v) a water resources and irrigation policy action agenda among others. Outcomes will include procedures, processes, guidelines, and manuals to accompany the planning and strategy documents. The TA will involve workshops and other consultation activities along with seminars and local and foreign training opportunities for Government officials.
The TA will also provide for long-term advisors (one international and one domestic) to serve at Irrigation Department headquarters in Kabul. The advisors will work directly with the deputy minister (head of the Irrigation Department) to support day-to-day management activities and review and evaluate various project and policy documents. They will also execute the TA's program of work for the various planning, administrative, management, and strategy development activities.
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The TA was in line with ADB's Afghanistan Country Strategy and Program Update in 2004, although TA execution was moved to 2005.|
|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||The Project will recruit consultants individually for a total of 19 person-months of international and 21 person-months of domestic consulting services in integrated water resources management (IWRM), planning, capacity development, and agency management.|
|Procurement||To be determined|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Tambunan, Binsar P.|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Energy Division, CWRD|
Min. of Irrigation,Water Resources & Environment
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|Concept Clearance||09 Mar 2004|
|Fact Finding||26 Aug 2004 to 28 Aug 2004|
|Approval||07 Dec 2005|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||02 Nov 2005|
|Last PDS Update||30 Jul 2009|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|07 Dec 2005||30 Mar 2006||30 Mar 2006||31 Aug 2007||31 Dec 2008||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|755,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||755,000.00||07 Dec 2005||725,583.02|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Capacity Development for Irrigation and Water Resources Management||Consultants' Reports||Dec 2008|
|Capacity Development for Irrigation and Water Resources Management||TA Completion Reports||Dec 2008|
|Capacity Development for Irrigation and Water Resources Management||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2005|
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