Kyrgyzstan Climate Resilience Water Supply Project (EBRD-49793)

  • Kyrgyzstan
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  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Sep 2, 2020
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State Water Resources Agency ("SWRA")
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  • Climate and Environment
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
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  • Right to Water
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 56.21 million
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Currency conversion note:
Bank reported 50 million Euro
Converted using 2020-06-17 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 78,695.37 million
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Currency conversion note:
Bank reported EUR 70,000,000.00
Converted using 2020-06-17 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Jun 28, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Jun 17, 2020

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Project Description


According to the bank site information, up to EUR 50 million is allocated in favour of the Kyrgyz Republic to rehabilitate the irrigation water conveyance infrastructure in the country. 

The Project will be implemented by the State Water Resources Agency ("SWRA") under the government of the Kyrgyz Republic.


The proposed Project will finance the rehabilitation of the irrigation water conveyance infrastructure, including on-farm canals, intake structures and pumping stations in Jalalabad, Naryn and Osh regions of the Kyrgyz Republic. The Project will include the construction and/or rehabilitation of the following infrastructure:

  • water intakes,
  • pumping stations,
  • main canals,
  • distribution network with a view to deliver water from rivers to a farm land.

 As a result of the Project, approximately 8,700 hectares of new irrigated land will be available for farmers creating additional jobs for more than 14,300 rural residents.

Investment Description
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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