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Regional: Subproject 12: Building Capacities of Women in the Energy Sector in Pakistan

Sovereign (Public) Project | 54111-006 Status: Active

The subproject will help enhance women's participation in the energy sector as employees, services providers, consumers, and entrepreneurs through the (i) conduct of a gender diagnostic of the energy sector while establishing a baseline on women's participation in the energy sector value chain; (ii) formulation of a national gender mainstreaming policy for the energy sector; (iii) demonstration a replicable model of technical training for women on solar technology; and (iv) design and implementation of gender and leadership training for women and men personnel of selected energy sector organizations.

 
Project Name Subproject 12: Building Capacities of Women in the Energy Sector in Pakistan
Project Number 54111-006
Country Regional
Pakistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6725-REG: Subproject 12: Building Capacities of Women in the Energy Sector in Pakistan
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The subproject will help enhance women's participation in the energy sector as employees, services providers, consumers, and entrepreneurs through the (i) conduct of a gender diagnostic of the energy sector while establishing a baseline on women's participation in the energy sector value chain; (ii) formulation of a national gender mainstreaming policy for the energy sector; (iii) demonstration a replicable model of technical training for women on solar technology; and (iv) design and implementation of gender and leadership training for women and men personnel of selected energy sector organizations.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The subproject will support both the preparation and implementation of the Energy Sector Reforms and Financial Sustainability Program, Subprogram 2. The national gender mainstreaming policy to be developed under the subproject will contribute to gender-inclusion in the energy sector. It will help firm up government's commitment towards gender equality and women's empowerment with emphasis on: (i) increasing women's participation as technical and skilled employees in the energy sector value chain; (ii) improving women's access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy solutions; and (iii) strengthening institutional capacities of actors in the energy sector to mainstream gender in policies, procedures, operations, and services.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Pakistan - Nation-wide
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 Rosero, Mary Alice
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division CWOD-PSG
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Energy (Power Division)
2nd floor, A Block Pak Secretariat,
Islamabad, Pakistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 26 Mar 2021
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2021

TA 6725-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Mar 2021 - 26 Mar 2021 30 Nov 2022 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 200,000.00 26 Mar 2021 0.00

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