Adapting to Climate Change through Integrated Water Resources Management (ADB-46463-002)

Countries
  • Bhutan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Canceled
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Feb 28, 2014
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Borrower
National Environment Commission
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Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Climate and Environment
  • Law and Government
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
Not Disclosed
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Sep 19, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Aug 22, 2016


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Project Description
This project provides capacity development technical assistance to the National Environment Commission and other agencies in implementing parts of the 2011 Water Act and other water regulation. The assistance will also further river basin management and strengthen resilience to environmental variability and thw effects of climate change.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
The financing for this project is as follows: ADB: Technical Assistance Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility: US$ 250,000 Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction: US$ 1.5 million
Contact Information
National Environment Commission Ugyen Tshewang, Secretary tugyenn@hotmail.com, secretary@nec.gov.bt Royal Government of Bhutan P.O.Box 466 Thimphu, Bhutan 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