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Pakistan: Greater Thal Canal Irrigation Investment Program

Sovereign (Public) Project | 49372-003 Status: Proposed

The Greater Thal Canal irrigation scheme was partially constructed by the government. The proposed project will support the construction of the remaining parts of the scheme and will provide support for on-farm development.

Project Details

Project Officer
Totsuka, Natsuko Central and West Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Pakistan
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
 
Project Name Greater Thal Canal Irrigation Investment Program
Project Number 49372-003
Country Pakistan
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept: Greater Thal Canal Irrigation Investment Program
Ordinary capital resources US$ 440.00 million
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 / Agricultural production - Irrigation - Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The Greater Thal Canal irrigation scheme was partially constructed by the government. The proposed project will support the construction of the remaining parts of the scheme and will provide support for on-farm development.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Food insecure population reduced; Rural poverty in Punjab reduced
Outcome Agricultural production in the project area increased
Outputs

Three branches of the Greater Thal Canal Irrigation System constructed

Farmer's on-farm and water management capacity improved

Institutional system for irrigation scheme management strengthened

Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects The project is likely to be categorized A for environment. The categorization, potential impacts and mitigation measures will be assessed, and necessary safeguards documents like IEE/EIA including the EMP will be prepared during the project preparation.
Involuntary Resettlement The project is likely to be categorized A for involuntary resettlement due to land acquisition. Necessary due diligence and documentation will be conducted during the project preparation.
Indigenous Peoples The project is likely to be categorized C for indigenous peoples. The categorization will be assessed during the project preparation.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholders will be duly consulted during the project preparation.
During Project Implementation Stakeholders will be duly consulted during the project implementation.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services To be determined.
Procurement To be determined.
Responsible ADB Officer Totsuka, Natsuko
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Irrigation Department of the Government of Punjab
c/o Superintending Engineer
Link Canal Circle, Canal Bank
Mughalpur, Lahore, Pakistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 11 Dec 2017
Fact Finding 08 Nov 2017 to 30 Jul 2028
MRM 30 Jul 2028
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 26 Sep 2018

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