Revitalizing the Ecosystem of Ravi River Basin (ADB-51324-001)

Countries
  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Punjab, Ravi River
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Dec 12, 2017
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Borrower
Government of Pakistan
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Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.21 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Feb 20, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 26, 2018


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Project Description

The technical assistance (TA) will "operate for 18 months and will develop a plan to revitalize and build resilience in the Ravi River Basin in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. The river basin is being heavily polluted with urban, industrial, and agricultural waste, creating major human health, food, and water safety risks. These risks will continue to worsen without urgent action by the government and society. The TA will support activities to assess the pollution problem, identify and close institutional gaps, raise awareness, and develop a long-term plan to revitalize and build resilience in the basin, with detailed investment recommendations."

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Co-financing:

Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 0.2 million

People's Republic of China Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund US$ 0.55 million

Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Tayyab, Ahsan
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies Punjab Environment Protection Department
Gate No. 8, National Hockey Stadium,
Qaddafi Stadium, Ferozepur Road, Lahore, Pakistan

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