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Afghanistan: Natural Resources Operations Support and Enhancement

Sovereign (Public) Project | 54381-001 Status: Active

Project Details

Project Officer
Qanet, Hizbullah Central and West Asia Department Request for information
  • Afghanistan
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name Natural Resources Operations Support and Enhancement
Project Number 54381-001
Country 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
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development - Agricultural production - Irrigation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact 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, 2017 2021 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), 2017 2021 and the Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework (ANPDF) 2017-2021 .
During Project Implementation Yet to be implemented.
Responsible ADB Officer Qanet, Hizbullah
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Afghanistan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Ministry of Finance
Pashtunistan Watt,
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
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 09 Dec 2020 0.00

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Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Contract Management Consultant Individual - Consulting Closed 07 May 2021 13 May 2021
National Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 09 Apr 2021 15 Apr 2021
Procurement Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 22 Feb 2021 08 Mar 2021

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