42091-032: Water Resources Development Investment Program - Project 1

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Investment Program is consistent with the Afghanistan National Development Strategy (ANDS), which was approved in April 2009 and constitutes the country s strategic platform for development for 2008 2020. Its aim is to promote growth, generate wealth, and reduce poverty and vulnerability. ANDS covers all key sectors and sub-sectors, and embraces several themes. Water resources is a major sector under ANDS, which provides a programmatic approach to developing the water sector that ... Read More

Country Afghanistan
Project Number 42091-032
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0167
Grant No. 0170
Approval Date 06 Oct 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 86,600
Geographical Location Balkh, Jawzjan, Takhar, Kunduz and Nangarhar Provinces
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Rural flood protection
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)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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