Bagmati River Basin Improvement Project (ADB-43448-013)

Countries
  • Nepal
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Bagmati River Basin, Kathmandu Valley
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Oct 31, 2013
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Borrower
Ministry of Urban Development
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Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant, Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 30.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 25.50 million
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Grant Amount (USD)
$ 4.50 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 31.50 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 4, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jan 30, 2017


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Project Description
This project establishes a river basin organization with the capacity and decision-making ability to support integrated water resources management and constructs water collection and storage systems including an 861,000 cubic meters (m3) Dhap dam, riverbed oxygenating weirs or gates, and riverbank beautification and construction.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
The financing for this project was provided by the following grants and loan: ADB (Grant): US$ 4.5 million ADB (Loan): US$ 25.5 million Technical Assistance Special Fund (ADB Technical Assistance): US$ 500,000 Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility (Technical Assistance): US$ 500,000
Contact Information
Ministry of Urban Development Singhadurbar, Kathmandu, Nepal ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main