Agro-Water and Climate Resilience Project (WB-P170906)

Countries
  • Afghanistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Aug 26, 2020
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Borrower
Government of Afghanistan
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 100.00 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 May 18, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Nov 7, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the proposed project objective is "to improve land and water productivity and climate resilience of agricultural systems in selected areas of Afghanistan." The project components include: Support to Irrigated Agriculture Productivity which will combine rehabilitation of irrigation schemes with provision of improved water saving technologies and production practices.; Support for Dryland Farming and Watershed Management which will focus largely on building the resilience of communities in the water scarce areas to maintain and build their productive assets through a range of innovative and climate smart interventions.; Access to Market which will strengthen market linkages between producers and off-takers by supporting the establishment of producer organizations.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Co-financing:

Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund US$ 80 million

Contact Information

World Bank
Amanullah Alamzai, Francois Onimus
Agricultural Spec.

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Ministry of Finance
Salma Alokozai, Director of Aid Management
salma.alokozai@mof.gov.af

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock
Hashmatullah Ghafoori, Deputy Minister
h.ghafoori@mail.gov.af

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