According to Bank documents, this project provides additional financing to improve the accuracy and timeliness of hydromet services in Central Asia, with a particular focus on the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Tajikistan. Components include the scaling up of existing activities in the original project approved in 2011, including procurement of hydrometeorological equipment, and the implementation of new activities.
The recipients of the additional financing will be the Kyrgyz Republic (US$5.0 million), the Republic of Tajikistan (US$3.0 million) and the Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (EC IFAS – US$3.5 million), based on requests from the Government of Tajikistan, from the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, and from EC-IFAS.
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