Establishment of the Kazakhstan Knowledge Center on Integrated Water Resources Management (ADB-51364-001)

Countries
  • Kazakhstan
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
U
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Voting Date
Dec 11, 2017
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Borrower
Government of Kazakhstan
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Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.23 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Mar 13, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Dec 25, 2017


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Project Description

According to ADB website, the TA will finance: (i) the preparation of a strategy, road map and work plan related to the creation of the Center, including its institutional structure, aim, objectives, activities, budget, financial plan, staffing, and business model; (ii) the delivery of a report analyzing knowledge gaps the Center is meant to fill, given the organization of IWRM functions across various institutions in Kazakhstan; and (iii) the identification and implementation in collaboration with international knowledge partners of two pilot projects promoting technological enhancement in IWRM areas, such as improving agriculture productivity, flood management, or the delivery of drinking water supply in urban and rural areas, which could serve as examples of the services the Centre will be able to provide once fully functional. 

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Executing Agency: Ministry of Agriculture
36 Kenesary Street, 010000 Astana, Kazakhstan
No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 

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