Afghanistan : Natural Resources Operations Support and Enhancement
|Project Name||Natural Resources Operations Support and Enhancement|
|Country / Economy||Afghanistan
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Operational Priorities||OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
OP3: Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability
OP5: Promoting rural development and food security
OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
OP7: Fostering regional cooperation and integration
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development - Agricultural production - Irrigation
|Gender||Some gender elements|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
Agricultural sector efficiency, productivity, and competitiveness improved ; and responsive and effective public administration system enhanced.
|Description of Outcome||
ANR sector's project portfolio performance and sustainability improved.
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Institutional reform initiatives in water resources management improved
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||The proposed knowledge support technical assistance (TA) for Natural Resources Operations Support and Enhancement will contribute to strengthening the government's capacity to improve sustainable infrastructure development in the agriculture, natural resources and rural development (ANR) sector in Afghanistan. The proposed TA was consulted with Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), and National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA) the implementing agencies and the Ministry of Finance (the executing agency). The proposed TA is aligned with the country partnership strategy for Afghanistan, 20172021 and is included in the country operations business plan for Afghanistan, 2021-2023 . The TA's objectives are linked to the visions of the National Infrastructure Plan (NIP), 20172021 and the Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework (ANPDF) 2017-2021 .|
|During Project Implementation||Yet to be implemented.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||ADB Disclosure|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Afghanistan Resident Mission (AFRM)|
|Concept Clearance||12 Nov 2020|
|Fact Finding||17 Nov 2020 to 19 Nov 2020|
|Approval||09 Dec 2020|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||09 Dec 2020|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|09 Dec 2020||15 Dec 2020||15 Dec 2020||31 Dec 2023||-||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,000,000.00||1,560,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||2,560,000.00||17 Jun 2022||13,740.00|
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