Khyber Pakhthunkhwa Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project (WB-P163474)

  • Pakistan
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Specific Location
Khyber Pakhthunkhwa
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Feb 20, 2019
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Government of Pakistan
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 165.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 183.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 20, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 4, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank document, "the project will contribute to the development of the agriculture sector by working on (1) water as an important input and limiting factor to productivity and overall production (2) training and technology for improving productivity, post-harvest management and value addition. More specifically, it will support six key priority areas of the government strategy for the sector, that is, improving performance/functionality of the delivery system and reducing waterwastages; making water allocation/distribution equitable; increasing financial sustainability of the irrigation system management; increasing climate resilience; increasing productivity and promoting high value agriculture (production, processing and marketing); and strengthening the department for improved service delivery and governance."

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Counterpart Funding US$ 18 million

Contact Information
World Bank
Muhammad Riaz, Guo Li, Sheikh Javed Ahmed
Sr Agricultural Spec.
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Ms. HUmaira Ahmad
Additional Secretary, Economics Affairs Division
Implementing Agencies
Department of Agriculture, Government of Khyber Pukhthukhwa
Mr. Muhammad Israr
Secretary, Department of Agriculture
Department of Irrigation, Government of Khyber Pukhthunkhwa
Mr. Tariq Rashid, Secretary


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