37536-013: Land Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Land degradation is a serious economic,social, and environmental problem in Uzbekistan and the rest Central Asia. It directly affects the livelihoods of the rural population by reducing land productivity, and by causing africultural production losses estimated at $2 billion a year for the region. The project will address the rapidly worsening and expanding land degradation in nine districts in Bukhara, Kashkadarya and Navoi provinces. The project area,covering 162,300 hectares (ha) of ... Read More

Country Uzbekistan
Project Number 37536-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2245
Loan No. 2246
TA No. 4820
Grant No. 0080
Approval Date 24 Jul 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 60,400
Geographical Location The project area covers 162,300 ha in nine districts: Kamashi, Guzar, and Kasan in Kashkadarya province; Kyzyltepa, Khatirchi, and Navbakhor in Navoi province; and Jandor, Bukhara, and Romitan in Bukhara province.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural drainage
Agriculture research and application
Agro-industry, marketing, and trade
Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development
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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