Ferghana Valley Water Resources Management Phase-I

Funding Agency World Bank

Implementing Agency Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources

Budget: US$81,850,000.00

Country: Uzbekistan

Start Year: 2009

End Year: 2016

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Description: The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to improve agricultural production in areas affected by water-logging, and to reduce damage to housing and infrastructure from rising ground water levels and salinity in the project areas. Addressing the problem of high groundwater levels by financing for improvements in surface irrigation and drainage network as well as for installation of subsurface horizontal and vertical drainage wells.

Sector: Water

Beneficiaries: Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources


Team Leader IJsbrand Harko de Jong