36252-013: Western Basins Water Resources Management Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall Project goal is to improve rural livelihoods through strengthened integrated water resources management (IWRM); improved irrigation service delivery; and enhanced agricultural practices to increase the productivity of irrigated agriculture in Western Basins of Afghanistan (Badghis, Ghor and Herat provinces), mainly comprising the Hari Rud River Basin which includes Herat, and the Murghab River Basins. The scope of the project are as follows: (1) Integrated Water Resources ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 36252-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2227
Grant No. 0033
Grant No. 0052
Approval Date 20 Dec 2005
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 65,936
Geographical Location Badghis, Ghor, and Herat provinces, mainly comprising the Hari Rud River Basin, which includes Herat, and the Murghab River Basin.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural production
Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development
Water-based natural resources management
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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