37231-023: Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Investment Program-Project 1

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The project seeks to promote economic growth, increase farm incomes and improve resource sustainability through enhanced productivity of irrigated agriculture and improved management of Punjab's water resources. Project components include (i) rehabilitation and upgrading of Balloki Barrage including the Lower Bari Daub Canal (LBDC) and BS Link Canal head regulators; (ii) rehabilitation and upgrading of the LBDC main canal and appurtenant structures as well as branch, distributary and minor ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 37231-023
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2299
Loan No. 2300
Approval Date 18 Dec 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 227,800
Geographical Location Punjab in Okara, Sahiwal and Khanewal districts
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Irrigation
Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development
Water-based natural resources management
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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