Additional Financing for Irrigation and Land Market Development Project (WB-P171796)

Countries
  • Georgia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Kakheti, Kvemo Kartli and Shida Kartli regions
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Jan 21, 2020
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Borrower
Public Debt Management Department, Ministry of Finance of Georgia
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
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)
$ 20.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 30, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Nov 19, 2019


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Project Description

According to Bank documents, this project provides financing to improve delivery of irrigation and drainage services in selected areas, and to develop improved policies, procedures and systems as a basis for a national land management program.

Components include the rehabilitation and modernization of secondary and tertiary irrigation infrastructure in the Tbisi-Kumisi irrigation scheme.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Wilfried Hundertmark
Senior Irrigation and Drainage Specialist

Rufiz Vakhid Chirag-Zade
Senior Agribusiness Specialist

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Public Debt Management Department, Ministry of Finance of Georgia

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture
George Khanishvili
Deputy Minister
Giorgi.Khanishvili@mepa.gov.ge

Ministry of Justice
Ivane Tsartsidze
Chairman NAPR
vtsartsidze@napr.gov.ge 

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