Afghanistan: MFF: Arghandab Integrated Water Resources Development Investment Program
The project was approved as a stand alone loan.
Central and West Asia Department
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- Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
|Project Name||MFF: Arghandab Integrated Water Resources Development Investment Program|
|Country / Economy||Afghanistan
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Grant
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Irrigation - Water-based natural resources management
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Description||The project was approved as a stand alone loan.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
Impact the Program is Aligned With:
Increased jobs and gross domestic product growth as outlined in the Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework, 2017-2021
|Outcome||Improved management and use of water resources in the Arghandab River basin|
Dahla Dam optimized
Hydropower powerhouse installed and transmission lines completed
Main urban water supply to Kandahar city completed
Reliability of irrigation water supply increased
Stakeholder capacity in water resource management and use strengthened
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Responsible ADB Officer||ADB Disclosure|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, CWRD|
|Concept Clearance||08 Dec 2016|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||01 Apr 2020|
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