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Countries:
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Afghanistan
Banks:
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: A
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Board Decision Date: 2016-05-23
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Borrower or Client: Government of Afghanistan
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Sectors:
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  • Water and Sanitation
Investment Type(s): Fund
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 70.00 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): $ 163.40 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-08-02
Disclosure Date: 2016-01-01
AF Additional Financing: Irrigation Restoration and Development
WB-P152892

Project Description
The development objective of the Irrigation Restoration and Development Project for Afghanistan is to improve access to irrigation in targeted areas and strengthen capacity for water resources management. The restructuring includes changing the project development objective (PDO) and triggering two new safeguards policies: pest management (OP 4.09) and physical cultural resources (OP/BP 4.11). The project restructuring will also include revision of the results framework, extension of the closing date by three years to December 31, 2020, revisions to project components and costs, and update of disbursement estimates and implementation schedule.
Investment Description
Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund - 70 million USD
Contact Information
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