47152-002: Irrigation Command Area Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Central Dry Zone (CDZ) region, straddling large parts of Mandalay, Magway and lower Sagaing divisions, is one of the most food insecure, water-stressed, climate sensitive and natural resource poor regions in Myanmar. The CDZ region has the second highest population density in Myanmar but remains one of the least developed. Access and availability of water resources are key determinants of rural poverty with livelihoods largely dependent on the southwest monsoon. Principal crops in ... Read More

Country Myanmar
Project Number 47152-002
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 75,000
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural drainage
Rural flood protection
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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