Indus Eco region Community Livelihood Project (IECLP) (WB-P146252)

  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Keenjhar Lake, Manchar Lake, Chotiari, and Nara Canal
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Sep 9, 2016
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Government of Pakistan
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 3.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 20, 2019

Disclosed by Bank May 6, 2015

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Project Description

According to the bank document, "the Project Development Objective is to pilot alternative livelihood opportunities and improve capacity of households of fisher communities in four priority sites of the
Indus Eco region namely – Keenjhar Lake; Manchar Lake; Chotiari; and Nara Canal. This objectives will be accomplished by: 1. organizing targeted freshwater fisher folk into fisher groups; 2. introduction of better and sustainable fishing practices; 3. enhancing alternative income generation opportunities, for youth, women, and disadvantaged groups, through establishing community based cottage industries; and 4. developing effective and sustainable linkages to markets and local Government.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

JSDF Trust Fund US$ 2.85 million

Contact Information

World Bank
Naila Ahmed.
Rural Development Specialist, GSURR
Phone: 971-4-818-1518

Implemeting Agency
*No contact information available at the time of disclosure.


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