Afghanistan : Natural Resources Operations Support and Enhancement

Sovereign Project | 54381-001

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    ADB Disclosure
    Central and West Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
  • Sector
    • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name Natural Resources Operations Support and Enhancement
Project Number 54381-001
Country / Economy Afghanistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6664-AFG: Natural Resources Operations Support and Enhancement
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund US$ 1.56 million
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.

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

ANR sector's project portfolio performance and sustainability improved.

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Institutional reform initiatives in water resources management improved

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
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

TA 6664-AFG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Dec 2020 15 Dec 2020 15 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2023 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
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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