According to the bank documents, the project aims to improve irrigation service delivery, strengthen flood risk management and improve climate change resilience in the Project area. Improving irrigation services includes management reforms as pursued under Component A, and infrastructure modernization to reinforce the management improvements under Component B. Strengthening flood risk management is addressed under Component C. These improvements will help improve the resilience of the Project area to climate change.
Project components include: (i) improved management of irrigation to improve service delivery and M&E, and strengthen and reform institutions and improve M&E, (ii) strategic investments in the modernization of irrigation infrastructure to upgrade hydraulic assets at main, branch, distributary and minor level, and (iii) strengthen flood risk management that will invest in flood reduction in the downstream parts of the command area. Improving climate change resilience is integrated within each of these components.
Borrower US$ 123 million
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