34331-013: Sustainable Livelihood in Barani Areas Project (formerly Barani Dev III)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project s objectives are to enhance access to land, water, markets, services, agricultural inputs, technologies, and employment among the population living in barani areas in order to increase incomes, improve the quality of life and, ultimately, reduce poverty among vulnerable groups within the project area. At the same time, the Project will strengthen governance structures, aid the process of devolution, and build capacity within local governments to plan and implement development ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 34331-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2134
Approval Date 14 Dec 2004
Closing Date 25 Feb 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 41,000
Geographical Location The project area will be the barani areas of the 10 districts of Bhakkar, Chakwal, Gujrat,Jhelum, Khushab, Layyah, Mianwali, Narowal, Rawalpindi, and Sialkot, and that have yet to be taken up by a barani or area development project.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

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