Pehur High Level Canal Extension Project (formerly Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Water Resources Project) (ADB-47024-004)

Countries
  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Nov 24, 2016
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Borrower
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Irrigation Department
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Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 86.41 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 96.60 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 14, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 29, 2017


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Project Description
This project funds work to increase water supply capacities in arid areas, increase water-use and farm-management capacities, and make the project management system efficient and effective. Specifically, the project protects water resources, secures benefits of water infrastructure, optimizes water use efficiency, enforces improved irrigation agriculture methods, enables stakeholders to participate, and manages groundwater sustainably.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Irrigation Department Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Pakistan 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