47021-002: Federally Administered Tribal Areas Water Resources Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The scope of the proposed project will be based on the recommendations of the water assessment study carried out under FRDP, which address the issues such as water scarcity, insufficient irrigation facilities, water conservation, and weak water resource management. The study identified that groundwater aquifers in all the watersheds were depleting even under average weather conditions because of unplanned exploitation of groundwater for irrigation and domestic use, and recommended shift from ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 47021-002
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 3239
Approval Date 15 Dec 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 42,969
Geographical Location Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Forestry
Irrigation
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 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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