42094-042: Energy Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 3
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The government requested ADB to finance the Gereshk Electricity Services Improvement Project. Gereshk, with a population of approximately 70,000, is a district economic center in Helmand, where insurgency has been significantly active, and is strategically located on the national highway (Corridor 1) that connects Herat and Kandahar. With the stability being regained, the government would like to restore the licit livelihood of the town residents and functions of the town as the district ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Grant No. 0280
Grant No. 0281
Grant No. 0282
|Approval Date||22 Dec 2011|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||43,000|
|Geographical Location||Gereshk District, Afghanistan|
Electricity transmission and distribution
Renewable energy generation - small hydro
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)|
Indigenous People: C
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