Afghanistan: MFF: Arghandab Integrated Water Resources Development Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 48096-003

The project was approved as a stand alone loan.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    ADB Disclosure
    Central and West Asia Department
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  • Country
    Afghanistan
  • Sector
    • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name MFF: Arghandab Integrated Water Resources Development Investment Program
Project Number 48096-003
Country Afghanistan
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept: MFF: Arghandab Integrated Water Resources Development Investment Program
Asian Development Fund US$ 222.09 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
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

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
Outputs

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

Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
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
Timetable
Concept Clearance 08 Dec 2016
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 01 Apr 2020

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