Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Japan contributes US$30,000,000 to improve irrigation systems & rural access in Afghanistan

Funding will support the following on-going projects:

I) Irrigation Restoration and Development Project (IRDP) – US$ 15 million
The assistance from Japan is to co-finance IRDP project to improve the irrigation systems and the broader water resource management in Afghanistan as well as people’s access to services. The contribution will help increase agriculture productivity in the project areas.

II) Afghanistan Rural Access Project (ARAP) – US$ 15 million
Funding will help rural communities to benefit from road access to basic services and facilities through rehabilitation and maintenance of rural roads and infrastructure.