Second Irrigation and Drainage Improvement Project (WB-P086592)

  • Kazakhstan
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Maktral, Kzylkum, Ayers-Turkistan, Kzylorda, Dzhambul, Almaty
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Government of Kazakhstan
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 102.90 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 343.01 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 3, 2023

Disclosed by Bank Nov 25, 2020

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Project Description
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As stated by the World Bank, the development objective of the Second Irrigation and Drainage Improvement Project for Kazakhstan is to improve irrigation and drainage service delivery to support farmers in the project areas. There are four components to the project.
The first component of the project is rehabilitation and modernization of Irrigation and Drainage (I&D) systems infrastructure.
The second component of the project is sustainable Management, Operation and Maintenance (MOM) of I&D systems. This component will support: modernizing and strengthening of on farm water management, and modernizing and strengthening of the MOM of the main irrigation and drainage system.
The third component of the project is agricultural development. This component will support: strengthen farmer's capacity through: 1) improving farm management and land use; 2) supporting knowledge transfer on innovative agro-techniques; and 3) supporting agro cooperatives, including establishing and strengthening the enabling Farmers Services Centers.
The fourth component of the project is project management, technical assistance and training. The component will include operational support for the Project Management Unit to be established within Committee of Water Resources.

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World Bank Team Leaders:

Bakyt Arystanov
Abdulhamid Azad

Implementing Agency - Committee for Water Resources of the Ministry of Agriculture:

Mr. Tolebai Kenenbayev - Technical Expert
Phone: +77172741883
Email: /

Address: Mozhaisky street 28a, Astana, Kazakhstan
Phone: +73172356770
Fax: +73172356776


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