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  • Pakistan
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  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2012-03-20
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Loan Amount (USD): $ 250.00 million
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Project Cost (USD): $ 423.50 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2018-01-17
Disclosure Date: 2011-11-11
Punjab Irrig Agri Productivity Improvement Program Project

Project Description
The project's main objective is to improve productivity of water use in irrigated agriculture. This will be achieved through improved physical delivery efficiency and irrigation practices, crop diversification and effective application of inputs that will translate into greater agricultural output per unit of water used. The project?s objectives would contribute to increased agricultural production, employment and incomes, higher living standards and positive environmental outcomes.
Investment Description
Contact Information
PROJECT CONTACTS World Bank Contact: Masood Ahmad Title: Lead Hydropower Specialist Contact: Tahira Syed Title: Senior Rural Development Speci Borrower/Client/Recipient Name:Islamic Republic of Pakistan Contact:Mr. Tariq Pasha Title: Secretary Implementing Agencies Name: Directorate General Agriculture (Water Management) Contact: Malik Muhammad Akram Title: Director General Email: pipipwm@gmail.com ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.
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