Strengthening Integrated Water Resources Management in Mountainous River Basins (ADB-46257-001)

Countries
  • Afghanistan
  • Bhutan
  • Nepal
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Apr 12, 2016
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Sectors
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 26, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jan 15, 2016


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Project Description

This regional capacity development technical assistance (TA) will help strengthen integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Afghanistan, Bhutan, and Nepal. The TA will contribute to the management of environment and climate change impacts, one of the strategic priorities in the Midterm Review of Strategy 2020 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It will do this by assisting target river basins in strengthening water resources management to cope with (i) expected changes in water availability due to climate change, and (ii) increase in water demand due to economic and population growth. ADB''s Water Operational Plan, 2011- 2020 prioritizes embedding the IWRM process in river basins.

 

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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