Pakistan and the MDBs: Project Summary Table # 5 of Active and Planned MDB Investments 1 The following tables are organized by sector and provide a brief description of each project in Pakistan that is currently under consideration for financing (PROPOSED) or active (APPROVED) by the MDBs. All proposed projects are listed first, followed by approved projects. Project descriptions are paraphrased directly from MDB websites and project related documents. Some projects under preparation may not be included if they are not yet publicly posted by the MDBs. Table 1. Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry Sector. Project Name Timeframe/Amount/ MDB-Stated Objectives & Main Activities Information 2 Environmental Category World Bank Balochistan Small PROPOSED The overall development objective is to help the Balochistan Province Projectid=P089378 Scale Irrigation Estimated Date of better manage its scarce water resources for rural development and Contact: Manuel Project Negotiation: March 19, 2007 poverty reduction through: (a) restoring and increasing water storage; (b) Contijoch Escontria, Amount: $20 m increasing water productivity through a combination of engineering, firstname.lastname@example.org (IDA=$20m) management and agricultural measures; and (c) building the local capacity rg Environment Category: B and formulating a plan for sustainable surface and ground water resources Executing Agency: development and watershed management Balochistan Irrigation and Power Department Sindh Water Sector The project aims to improve water productivity through the pursuit of a Project ID: P084302 Improvement PROPOSED reform agenda and required investments leading to a better management Bank Team Leader: Discussion was scheduled system that links the canal command areas, the distributary, and the Masood Ahmad, on Oct 26, 2006 watercourse level. Project interventions would: (a) define and implement email@example.com Amount: $140 million (IDA) an enforceable water rights system among users, (b) devolve g 1 This list covers active and proposed projects up to December 2006. Visit www.worldbank.org.pk and ADB Pakistan webpage for a complete list of current and proposed Bank projects. For an explanation of ADB Technical Assistance categories, see: http://www.adb.org/TA/default.asp. The proposed World Bank projects are sourced from World Bank Monthly Operational Summary, South Asia Region, December 2006 (www.worldbank.org.pk). Acronyms: IBRD=International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IDA=International Development Association, TA=technical assistance, AOTA=Advisory and Operational Technical Assistance, PPTA=Project Preparatory Technical Assistance, ADF= Asian Development Fund, OCR= Ordinary Capital Resources, TBD=To Be Determined. 2 The bolded Environmental category ‘A’ projects are important to monitor as category ‘A’ means that the project may have significant environmental impacts. They require a full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). Category ‘B’ projects are expected to have limited environmental impacts. Thus, an initial environmental examination (IEE) is required to determine whether or not significant environmental impacts warranting an EIA are likely. If an EIA is not needed, the IEE is regarded as the final environmental assessment report. The category ‘C’ projects are unlikely to have adverse environmental impacts. No EIA or IEE is required, although environmental implications are still reviewed. No environmental analysis is required for F1 (financial intermediary), and U (structural adjustment) projects. Environmental Category: B responsibility for water management, and (c) improve the reliability, Executing Agency: efficiency and equity of water distribution among the agricultural users. Sindh Irrigation & Drainage Authority The project aims to prevent the failure of the Taunsa Barrage that provides Project ID=P088994 irrigation for 2 million acres and drinking water in the rural areas of Contact: Bank Team APPROVED: March 15, Southern Punjab. project components are: (a) rehabilitation and Leader: Taunsa Barrages 2005 strengthening the Taunsa Barrage and associated structures, (b) Xiaokai Li, Emergency Closing Date: Dec 31, 2008 renovation of the electro-mechanical facilities, and (c) improving operation firstname.lastname@example.org Rehabilitation and Amount: total $ 150 million and maintenance and emergency preparedness. Executing Agency: Modernization Project (IBRD + IDA= $ 123 million) Punjab Provincial Govt Environment Category: B The Punjab Irrigation Sector Development Policy Loan for Pakistan will Project ID=P096962 CLOSED provide financing to the Government of Punjab, which has embarked on a Bank Team leader: Approved: June 1, 2006 major reform agenda to improve fiscal management and service delivery. Manuel Contijoch Punjab-Irrigation Closing date: June 30, 2007 The key elements of the reform program are: (a) public finance reforms to Escontria, Sector Development Amount: $ 100m (IBRD) increase public spending and its efficiency for key priority sectors, while mescontria@worldbank. Policy Loan Environmental category: ensuring fiscal sustainability; (b) reforms that strengthen devolution and org N/A service delivery; and (c) reforms that improve the fiduciary and Executing Agency: governance environment Punjab Irrigation and Power Department Asian Development Bank Balochistan Water PROPOSED The project will raise farm incomes and enhance resilience to periods of LOAN 34335013 Resources and EST Board Approval: 2007 drought through investments in irrigation infrastructure and rural access Bank Team Leader: Rural Infrastructure Amount: $ 121.33m (ADF- roads in 12 of the poorer districts of Balochistan province. Paul J. Heytens, Development $85m) email@example.com (formerly Environmental category: B Executing Agency: Balochistan Rural Irrigation and Power Dev and Drought development Mitigation) Sindh Coastal PROPOSED The overall project impact is income and government service access LOAN: 37188013 Community Board Circulation Completed: increases for poor households in Sindh Province. The outcome is Bank Team Leader: Development Project Dec 21, 2006 improved ecologically sustainable income and access to public services Harriet (Betty) Wilkinson, (formerly Sindh Amount: $ 36 m for poor residents in the eight coastal talukas (sub-districts) of Thatta and firstname.lastname@example.org Coastal and Inland Environmental category: B Badin districts. Executing Agency: Community Coastal Development Development) Authority (CDA) PROPOSED The key development objective of the project is to improve the productive LOAN 33268-01 Loan Approval date: April 25, potential of selected watersheds and their associated natural resource Bank Team Leader: S. 2006 base. An associated objective is to strengthen the capacity of the Ranawana, FATA Rural Amount: $ 60m (ADF- $42m) communities in the project area for participatory involvement in planning, email@example.com Development Project Environmental category: B implementation, social, and environmental management, maintenance of Executing Agency: assets emanating from local development programs etc. Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas The TA aims to prepare an integrated irrigation rehabilitation project that PPTA: PAK 37231-01 PROPOSED addresses head works, barrages, field channels, on-farm water Contact: Thomas Robert Punjab Irrigated October 20, 2004 management activities, drainage, and groundwater. The TA will include Panella, Agriculture Amount: $ 595,000.00 sector analysis, development of institutional reform options, technical firstname.lastname@example.org Development Sector Environmental Category: studies and designs, creation of capacity development programs, and Executing Agency : TBD development of detailed TOR for ensuing project activities. Ministry of Water & Power TA APPROVED: June 16, The TA will prepare a sector-like project to increase social and economic PPTA 39364-012 2006 development of the rural population in Barani areas of North-West Frontier Bank Team leader: Community Water Amount: $ 900,000.00 (JSF) Province and Punjab by introducing sustainable irrigated agriculture and Arnaud M. Cauchois, Storage and Environmental category: providing water for domestic and other uses. email@example.com, Irrigated Agriculture 3 A Executing Agency Development Project Irrigation and Power Department, Punjab To finalize project design and carry out a comprehensive study of (a) the TA 39577 APPROVED: Sept 25, 2006 major market chains and possible gain of value along the chain, (b) Contact: Arnaud M. Bahawalpur Rural Amount: $ 180,000.00 opportunities for existing private sector agribusinesses or market Cauchois, Development Project Environment Category: To be distribution to establish business partnership with small farmers groups, (c) firstname.lastname@example.org (Supplementary) determined. opportunities and constraints for private sector to establish or extend agro Executing Agency: Phase II processing or other employment intensive businesses in the project area. Planning & Development Department To provide immediate assistance to poor and vulnerable small and GRNT-396460-12 Immediate Support APPROVED: March 27, 2006 landless farmers, including those in inaccessible and mountainous Contact: to Poor and Amount: $ 5,000,000.00 locations devastated by the earthquake. The main components will email@example.com Vulnerable Small (JFPR) include: revitalizing agric and livestock activities; community-based Executing Agency: and Landless Environment Category: C initiatives; cash grants for rebuilding houses and livelihoods; and project Ministry of Food, Farmers Devastated management and logistical support including helicopter services in Agriculture and by the October 2005 inaccessible areas. The government agencies in partnership with national Livestock Earthquake and international NGOs will be responsible for implementing the project. 3 In this Project Summary, all environmental category ‘A’- projects are highlighted as they are very important projects to be closely monitored. The TA is to contribute to adequate mitigation of the adverse impacts of TA 39589 Independent APPROVED CRBIP-III and address the concerns of the affected people. The outcome Contact: Takashi Monitoring of December 8, 2005 is to contribute to effective implementation of the Inspection Panel’s Matsuo, Remedial Actions for Loan Amount: $ 150,000 recommendations. The TA activities will help all recommendations made firstname.lastname@example.org Chashma Right Environment Category: N/A by the Inspection Panel be adequately completed by the Government. The Executing Agency: Bank Irrigation TA will provide updated and reliable information to ADB and the public to Ministry of Water and Project (Stage III) monitor the progress of the Government’s actions. This will supplement Power and verify the information provided by the Government APPROVED: December 8, The proposed Project intends to (a) reduce flood incidents in the alluvial ADTA 4719 2005 areas and Indus riverine area located in the upper and lower slope of the Contact: Takashi Hill Torrent Amount: $ 150,000.00 command area of the Chashma Right Bank Irrigation Project; and (b) Matsuo, Management Environment Category: B increase agricultural production in the alluvial area. email@example.com Project Executing Agency: Not mentioned APPROVED The goal of the project is to support economic growth and employment LOAN/33364013 Date: May 19, 2005 generation through agribusiness development. The project purpose is to Contact: Marzia Mongiorgi, Loan Amount: $ 31million develop a competitive and sustainable agribusiness sector. The project firstname.lastname@example.org Agribusiness Environment Category: F1 comprises: (a) agribusiness support service provision, (b) agribusiness Executing Agency: Ministry Development finance development, (c) agribusiness capacity building, (d) agribusiness of Food, Agriculture and policy and enabling environment development, and (e) project Livestock management support. Table 2. Education Sector. Project Name Timeframe/Amount/ MDB-Stated Objectives & Main Activities Information Environmental Category World Bank PROPOSED Project ID: not mentioned Fourth Punjab Project preparation is The objective of the project is to implement the education sector reform Executing Agency: Education underway program. Department of Education, Development Amount: $ 100 m (IDA) Government of Punjab Policy project Environmental category: C PROPOSED The objectives of the project are to: (a) implement the medium-term Project ID=100846 Sindh Education Project preparation is education sector reform program and (b) improve participation, retention Bank Team Leader: not Sector underway and transition rates, reduce gender and regional disparities, and improve mentioned Development Amount: $ 50 m (IDA) quality in elementary and secondary grades. Executing Agency: Policy Environmental category: U Department of Education, Government of Sindh. Balochistan APPROVED: June 22, 2006 The Balochistan Education Support Project for Pakistan aims to promote ProjectID: P094086 Education Support Closing: 31 Jan 2011 public-private and community partnerships to improve access to quality Bank Team Leader: Project Amount: $ 22 million primary education for girls in particular. Project components consist of: (a) Naveed Hassan Naqvi, Environmental Category: B establishing community schools in rural areas, (b) supporting private email@example.com schools; and (c) capacity building for the Balochistan Education Executing Agency: Foundation, the implementing agencies, the parent education committees, Balochistan Education and teachers. Foundation CLOSED The purpose of this development policy credit is to support the Punjab Project ID: P090346 Punjab Education Approved: July 1, 2005 Government’s education reform program for the attainment of the Bank Team Leader: Sector Amount: $100 million (IDA) Millennium Development Goals in elementary education. The project Tahseen Sayed Khan, Development Environmental Category: C would support: a) public finance reforms, b) reforms that are TSayed@worldbank.org Policy Credit - II strengthening devolution and improving fiduciary environment and Executing Agency: governance, and c) education sector reforms. Dept Education, Punjab CLOSED This purpose of this proposed third development policy credit is to support Project ID=P097636 Approved: June 1, 2006 the Punjab Province's three year Education Sector Reform Program Amount: $100 m (PESRP). This proposed credit will complete the series of annual Bank Team Leader: Punjab Education (IBRD+IDA) programmatic development policy credits (DPC) in support of PESRP. Tahseen Sayed Khan, Development Total project Cost: $ 850 m Phase II of PESRP is being prepared by the Punjab Government, and the firstname.lastname@example.org Policy Credit - III Environmental Category: Bank has been requested to support it through a new series of annual Executing Agency: N/A DPCs. Department of education, Govt of Punjab ADB Table 3. Energy and Mining. Project Name Timeframe/Amount/Enviro MDB-Stated Objectives & Main Activities Information nmental Category World Bank Electricity PROPOSED Project ID= 95982 Distribution and Project preparation is The objectives of the project are to (a) increase the efficiency, reliability Bank Team Leader: not Transmission underway and quality of electricity supply with reductions in technical and mentioned Improvement Amount: $ 200 m (IBRD) commercial losses, increased availability of electricity, and improved Executing Agency: Ministry of Environmental category: voltage profile, and (b) provide the technical assistance needed for power Water and Power B sector reform and investment planning and financing. Asian Development Bank Renewable PROPOSED To develop indigenous, nonpolluting, and renewable sources of energy to LOAN: 34339023 Energy Sector Board Circulation: 10 help meet Pakistan's power shortage and diversify the power sources. It Bank Team Leader: P. Development November 2006 will also improve the quality of the power system, specially in rural areas. Abeygunawardena, Investment Amount: $100m (OCR-$ Scope: Under the first set of sub projects Northwest Frontier Province email@example.com Program (Project 100m) (NWFP) will develop a cluster of small hydropower from perennial high- rg 1) Environmental category: head rivers that are abundant in the province. Executing Agency(ies): TBD Government of NWFP, Alternative Energy Development Board, Government of Punjab APPROVED: December 13, LOAN: 37192023 Power 2006 The Power Transmission Enhancement Project I, will provide capacity to Team Leader: Rune Stroem Transmission Amount: $ 236 m the overload areas all over Pakistan. 19 sub-projects will consist of 50km (firstname.lastname@example.org) Enhancement- Environmental category: B of lines, 26 transformers, 2 substations and 1 Static Var Compensators Executing Agency: National Project I (SVS). Transmission & Despatch Company (NTDC) APPROVED: Nov 27, 2006 The purpose of the PPTA is to support the Government’s strategy for PPTA 38456012 Amount: US$900,000 (JSF) continued poverty reduction through sustained economic growth by Bank team Leader, Power Distribution Indigenous/Resettlement assisting in the preparation of a power distribution enhancement project to Rune Stroem, Enhancement category: B ensure a sufficient and stable power supply through the distribution system email@example.com Project in Pakistan. Executing Agency: Ministry of Water and Power APPROVED: November This private sector project involves construction of a run-of-the-river, low Loan 38928 21, 2005 head, 79 MW hydel power generating complex. It is located at the New Bank Team Leader: Amount: $ 37 million Bong escape, some 7.5 km downstream of the existing Mangla Dam Michael Peter Barrow New Bong Escape Environment Category: B (which was completed in 1967), on the Jhelum River, in AJ&K. The Project firstname.lastname@example.org Hydropower site is some 120 km from Islamabad. It will be fed by water originating from Private Sponsor: Laraib Project the Mangla Reservoir, which is released, through the Mangla powerhouse Energy Limited (1,000 MW), into the Bong Canal. There is no new reservoir or other water storage envisaged for the project APPROVED: The objective of the TA is to ensure a reliable and high-quality power PPTA/37192012 October 4, 2005 supply to an ever-increasing number of industrial, commercial, and retail Bank Team Leader: Rune Power Amount: $ 500,000.00 consumers. This will underpin national economic growth and poverty Stroem, Transmission Environment Category: B reduction. email@example.com Enhancement Executing Agency: Ministry of Water and Power The purpose of the proposed SSTA is to strengthen the institutional TA 39353 Operational APPROVED: July 14, 2005 capacity and technical capability of the Office of the Energy Advisor (OEA) Bank Team Leader: Rune Support to the Amount: $ 150,000 to enable it to perform its functions effectively. The TA will result in: (a) Stroem, firstname.lastname@example.org. Office of the Environment Category: B allowing OEA to fulfill its mandate through a process of consultation with Executing Agency: Office of Energy Advisor energy sector-related agencies within the country (central and provincial Energy Advisor ministries, regulatory bodies, state-owned enterprises, and private sector companies present in Pakistan) and with external agencies (including multilateral and bilateral donors, and potential international investors); (b) providing a direct communication link between the government and ADB to facilitate/streamline the formulation of ADB's interventions in the energy sector; and (c) capacity building of OEA staff. Table 4. Finance. Project Name Timeframe/Amount/ MDB-Stated Objectives & Main Activities Information Environmental Category World Bank PROPOSED Project ID= 90690 Appraisal: EST October The objectives of the project are to: (a) accelerate economic growth and Bank Team Leader: Not Second Poverty 2006 maintain macroeconomic stability; (b) improve governance through mentioned Reduction Amount: $ 300 m (IDA) financial management and civil service reforms; (c) invest in human capital Executing Agency: Finance Support Project Environmental category: U and narrow gender gaps; and (d) strengthen social safety nets. Division, Ministry of Finance The project will build capacity to improve the accuracy, project ID=P076872 comprehensiveness, reliability, and timeliness of intra-year and year-end Bank Team Leader: Ismaila APPROVED: September 6, government financial and fiscal reports at federal, provincial and district B Ceesay, Second 2005 levels. email@example.com Improvement to Amount: total cost = $ 93 Executing Agency: Office of Financial million (IBRD+IDA = $84m) the Auditor General of Reporting and Pakistan Auditing Project Environment Category: C Asian Development Bank PROPOSED The objective of this project is to promote the development of microfinance GRNT:40145012 Microfinance for Amount: $ 2, 000,000 by expanding microfinance outreach and services to the poorest. bank Team Leader: the Poorest (Grant) Sukanda Lewis Project Environmental category: (firstname.lastname@example.org) TBD Executing Agency: Ministry of Finance APPROVED: December 14, The proposed TA will support sector developments for improved access to AOTA: 39492012 Improving Access 2006 financial services and implementation of key measures under the program. Bank team Leader: Julie to Financial Amount: $ 2,00,000 Rogers (email@example.com). Services Project Environmental category: Executing Agency: Ministry of Finance Improving Access APPROVED: December 14, LOAN: 39492013 to Financial 2006 The goal of the proposed IAFSP is to assist the government to reduce Bank Team Leader: Julie Services (Phase I) Amount: $ 320 m poverty, build an inclusive financial sector, and promote sustainable Rogers (firstname.lastname@example.org) Program Environmental Category: C economic growth utilizing modern technologies and applications to lower Executing Agency: Ministry cost of delivery of financial services and to improve efficiencies. of Finance Preparing the APPROVED The objective of the TA is to assist ADB and the government in preparing PPTA 36155012 Private October 13, 2005 and finalizing the design of the PPI SDP and assist the government in Contact: Rainer Hartel, Participation in Amount: $ 1,000,000.00 establishing the institutions and some pilot transactions facilitating email@example.com Infrastructure Environment Category: C seamless transition from the design to implementation of the SDP. The TA Executing Agency: Sector will support developing policy, regulatory, and institutional reforms for the Ministry of Finance Development PPI SDP. Program Table 5. Health and Other Social Services. Project Name Timeframe/Amount/ MDB-Stated Objectives & Main Activities Information Environmental Category World Bank PROPOSED Earthquake Disability: The objectives of the project are to (a) improve the Project ID: 99542 Board Presentation: Est. quality of life of people with disabilities and their families in the earthquake- Bank Team Leader: Not Earthquake December 2006 effected areas; and (b) reintegrate them into society through community- mentioned Disability Amount: $ 5 m (Trust Fund) based rehabilitation services. Executing Agency: Pakistan Environmental Category: C Poverty Alleviation Fund PROPOSED Project ID= 98437 Appraisal: January 2007 The objective of the project is to strengthen the Lady Health Worker Bank Team Leader: not Amount: $ 150 m (IDA) program so as to improve maternal and child health outcomes through: (a) mentioned Community Based Environmental category: improved access to promotive, preventive, and curative services at the Executing Agency: National Maternal and Not mentioned community level; and (b) dramatically improved delivery of these services Program for Family Child Health in poor and underserved areas. Planning and Primary Health Care, Ministry of Health APPROVED: January 26, The Second Partnership for Polio Eradication Project (SPPEP) for Project ID=P097402 Second 2006 Pakistan will assist Pakistan's effort to eradicate polio through supply of Bank Team Leader: Inaam Partnership for Amount: $61.4 m ($ 46.7 m- the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) for the country's supplementary Haq, firstname.lastname@example.org Polio Eradication IDA) immunization activities during 2006-07. Executing Agency: The Project Environment Category: C Ministry of Health Asian Development Bank Iron and Folic APPROVED: March 17, The project is aimed at reducing anemia and folic acid deficiency in two PIDs: 38104012 Acid Fortification 2006 low-income, high risk districts by providing significant levels of added ADB contact: Axel Weber in Smallscale Amount: $ 1,997,500.00 dietary iron and folic acid via small mill chakki flour fortification. It is also Chakki Milling to Environmental category: aimed at building capacity of district and provincial government to regulate, (email@example.com) Improve the Lives TBD monitor and support chakki fortification flour; building capacity building of Executing Agency: Nutrition of the Poor, local government, child/women welfare groups and NGOs to create Wing, Ministry of Health Especially Women community support and consumer demand for fortified flour. and Children APPROVED The TA will assist the government in designing a health insurance for the AOTA: 37359012 Amount: $350,000 Province of Punjab. It will: a) identify needs to review, revise, amend and Bank Contact: Axel Weber Environmental Category: develop existing health insurance and health care, b) assess results of and (Aweber@adb.org) Developing Social TBD lessons learnt from other projects, and c) help design the Social Health Health Insurance Executing Agency: Insurance Project. The TA will be implemented over six months. Department of Health, Government of Punjab Table 6. Industry and Trade. Project Name Timeframe/Amount/ MDB-Stated Objectives & Main Activities Information Environmental Category World Bank NWFP First APPROVED: June 1, 2006 The proposed First NWFP DPC is a transition operation that will complete ProjectID=P090689 Development Amount: $ 90 m (IDA) the series of three IDA credits that assisted the government's fiscal reform Bank team lead: Paul Policy Credit Environmental category: agenda, and will also commence a new series of IDA support for the Wade, N/A government's medium-term reform program with a strong emphasis on firstname.lastname@example.org human development and inclusive growth. Executing Agency: Ministry of Finance, Govt of NWFP Asian Development Bank The project aims to assist the government in formulating the industrial LOAN: PAK 30191-01 Industrial Effluent PROPOSED efficiency and environmental management sector development program, Contact: Rune Stroem, Treatment and combining policy and institutional reforms with an investment package for email@example.com Cleaner Amount: $10 million industrial environmental management for enhancing industrial production Executing Agency: Production Environmental Category: efficiency, employment of cleaner production technologies, waste Min Env, Local Gov & Rural Technology A reduction, and treatment of industrial effluent. Development PROPOSED The TA aims to undertake a holistic analysis of future areas of AOTA: PAK 37206-01 Fact Finding Mission: Oct comparative advantage of Pakistan's economy to assist in identification of Contact: Naved Hamid, Enhancing 2005 key priority sectors which need to be focused upon, in terms of policy and firstname.lastname@example.org Pakistan's Amount: $150,000 strategic planning, to strengthen Pakistan's international competitiveness. Executing Agency: International Environmental category: Min of Commerce Competitiveness Not mentioned APPROVED: 7 Feb 2006 The designed impact of the TA Loan is to create and diversify job and LOAN: 38447013 Amount: $ 6.5 m (ADF-$5m) income-earning opportunities in the rural areas especially for the landless, Bank Team Leader: Ahsan Rural Enterprise Environmental category: C wage earners, and women. The intended outcome is to develop market Tayyab, email@example.com Modernization facilitation processes by identifying and filling market gaps within selected Executing Agency: Project subsectors in rural and peri-urban areas, and strengthening the Ministry of competitiveness of the target groups. Industries,Production and Special Initiatives Table 7. Law, Justice, and Public Administration. Project Name Timeframe/Amount/ MDB-Stated Objectives & Main Activities Information Environmental Category World Bank PROPOSED Project ID: 90501 Land Records Board Negotiation: EST The objective of the project is to establish an efficient, transparent, and Bank Team Leader: Not Management and December 2006 accessible land rights recording system in order to reduce litigation, bring mentioned Information Amount: $ 45 m (IDA) about long-lasting tenure security and promote an enabling investment Executing Agency: Board of System Program Environmental Category: climate. Revenue, Government of Not Mentioned Punjab PROPOSED Project ID: Not mentioned Second Sindh Project Preparation is The objective of the project is to implement reforms to improve fiscal and Executing Agency: Structural underway financial management, governance, public service delivery, and the state's Department of Finance, Adjustment Amount: $ 100 m (IDA) regulatory framework. Government of Sindh, Environmental category: U PROPOSED The ADB says the expected impact of the TA clusters (TAC) is improved AOTA:38612012 Support for Amount: $ 11,300,000 governance to support poverty reduction. The outcomes of the TAC will be Bank team Leader: Sandra Governance Environmental category: (a) improved access to justice, especially for the poor; (b) improved Nicoll (firstname.lastname@example.org) Reforms TA TBD delivery of public services at local level through devolved governance Executing Agency: project structures etc. The SRC was completed on November 8, 2006. Economic Affairs Division APPROVED: December 22, The objective of the TA is to prepare a comprehensive report on AOTA 39003 2005 Balochistan's economy which includes estimates of provincial income Contact: Naved Hamid Balochistan Amount: $300,000 accounts, and a discussion on the state of Balochistan's economy, with a email@example.com Economic Report Environment Category: N/A view to assisting the Government to set its development priorities Executing Agency: Finance Department. GoBalochistan Results Based APPROVED: December 16, The objective of the TA is to strengthen the RBM capacity of the TA 38344 Monitoring of 2005 government at Planning Wing (PW) of FPDD and at the Monitoring and Contact: Mohammed Azim Projects Amount: $ 500, 000 Evaluation (M&E) Units/Cells of Provincial Planning and Development Hashimi Environment Category: N/A Board/Departments (PPDDs/PPDB) in four provinces of Balochistan, firstname.lastname@example.org Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP), Punjab, and Sindh. Executing Agency: Ministry of Planning & Development APPROVED: December 15, This TA provides for capacity building support to Pakistan through a TA 37717 2005 Resident Mission poverty consultant. It will especially focus on monitoring Contact: Safdar Parvez Amount: $100,000 the implementation of the poverty reduction strategy paper (PRSP) and email@example.com Support for Environment Category: C provincial-level plans as well as reviewing and helping develop new Executing Agency: Poverty Reduction programs on poverty reduction. This would also help the Pakistan Initiatives Resident Mission serve as a knowledge node on poverty in the country. The goal is to expand and improve analytical and policy dialogue work on poverty in Pakistan, and enhance the poverty focus and development interventions. The project aims to fundamentally reform the Central Board of Revenue for Project ID: P077306 APPROVED: December 7, a more efficient and effective revenue administration system. Project Bank Team Leader: Pakistan Tax 2004 components are: a) management and institutional development, b) human Esperanza Lasagabaster, Administration Amount: $24.4 million resources development, c) improving revenue operations, d) establishment elasagabaster@worldbank. Reforms (IBRD) + $78.5 million (IDA) of a Tax Audit function, e) creating a tax compliant culture, f) adopting org Environmental Category: C responsive information technology systems, and g) infrastructure Executing Agency: upgrading and development. Central Board of Revenue Table 8. Transport & Communication Sector. Project Name Timeframe/Amount/ MDB-Stated Objectives & Main Activities Information Environmental Category World Bank PROPOSED Project ID: 100681 Project identification is The objectives of the projects are to: (a) accelerate access to Bank team Leader: Not Rural underway mentioned communications in unserved and underserved areas by using targeted Telecommunicatio Amount: $ 124 m (IBRD) Executing Agency: Ministry subsidies for rural expansion, (b) strengthen legal, policy, regulatory and ns and e-Service Environmental category: B of Information Technology spectrum management and (c) monitor functions and expansion of e- services. and Telecommunications PROPOSED The objective of the program is to enhance export competitiveness by Project ID: Not mentioned National Trade Board Decision: Est. reducing the cost of trade and transport logistics and bringing service Executing Agency: Corridor December 2006 quality to international standards. Planning and Development Improvement Amount: $ 300 m (IBRD) Commission Program Environmental category: C Karachi Dockers PROPOSED The objective of the project is to make the nation's ports more competitive Project ID: not mentioned Labor Board Project preparation is by reducing their labor costs and thus the cost for users. Executing Agency: Karachi Restructuring: underway Port trust Amount: $ 75 m (IBRD) Environmental category: C Active The project development objective is the sustainable delivery of productive Project=P099040 Amount: $100 m (IBRD) and efficient National Highway System, contributing to lower transportation Bank Team Leader: Zafar Highways Environment category: B costs. The government of Pakistan is implementing a National Highway Iqbal Raja, Rehabilitation Improvement Program (NHIP). The program was initiated during FY02 Zraja@worldbank.org Project using OP’s own resources. The Highway Rehabilitation Project is financing Executing Agency: a distinct segment of NHIP works (about 856 km of highway improvements MOC/NHA along the national highway N-5) over a five year implementation period APPROVED: April 28, 2005 The purpose of the project is to pilot-test a mechanism for linking poverty GRNT/38617012 Enhancing Road Amount: $ 1,000,000.00 reduction to the road network to ensure that the poor can access the Bank Team Leader: Improvement Environment Category: TBD advantages offered by road development and improves their livelihoods. Madhumita Gupta, Benefits to Poor The expected outcomes are increase connectivity within villages and firstname.lastname@example.org Communities in thereby secure sustainable access to education and health services, Executing Agency : NWFP markets, and job opportunities of the Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP). NWFP Works and Services Department APPROVED: December 13, The project will contribute to reversing the devastating impact of the GRNT/39631-01 2005 earthquake and so revive economic activity and enable people to resume Contact : email@example.com Earthquake Amount: $ 115,000,000.00 ( their livelihoods and return to normal life. The sectors involved in this Executing Agency : Emergency $ 80,000,000.00 (ATF) project are: (a) transport; (b) power and (c) health and education; Ministry of Finance Assistance Project Environment Category: B earthquake's impact. Contact : Asif Bajwa, Additional Finance Secretary APPROVED: December 13, The proposed project is designed to achieve three specific objectives: (a) LOAN/37559013 Multitranche 2005 improve road sector efficiency on the main transport corridors in Pakistan, Contact: Allan Lee, Financing Facility- Amount: $ 773 million (b) support regional cooperation by removing or relaxing physical, firstname.lastname@example.org National Highway (OCR- $ 770 m) + ADF $ 3 institutional and other barriers to improved transportation and increased Executing Agency: Development m trade; and (c) institutional capacity building of NHA. National Highway Authority Sector Investment Environmental Category: Program A Table 9. Water, Sanitation, and Flood Protection Sector. Project Name Timeframe/Amount/ MDB-Stated Objectives & Main Activities Information Environmental Category World Bank Sindh Water PROPOSED The objective of the project is to improve water productivity through the Project ID: 84302 Sector Appraisal: December 2006 reform agenda and require investments leading to a better management Bank Team Leader: Not Improvement Amount: $ 140 m (IDA) system that links the canal command areas, the distributaries and the mentioned Environmental category: B watercourse level. Executing Agency: Sindh Irrigation and Drainage Authority PROPOSED The objective of the project is to prevent the occurrence of disastrous Project ID: not mentioned Second Punjab Project preparation is barrages failure and ensure their sustainable use, providing improved and Executing Agency: Punjab Barrages underway reliable irrigation and drinking water supplies. Project preparation is under Irrigation and Power Rehabilitation and Amount: $ 100 m (IBRD) way. Department Modernization Environmental category: B APPROVED: June 1, 2006 The objective of the project is to improve the viability and effectiveness of Project ID=P083929 Punjab Municipal Amount: $ 58.9 m (IBRD- urban services provided by the participating Tehsil Municipal Bank team Leader: Services $50 m) Administration (TMAs), and to make such improvements sustainable and Jaehyang So, Improvement Environmental category: replicable in other. Jso@worldbank.org Project A Executing Agency: Govt of Punjab Asian Development Bank The TA would look into (a) a mechanism for sustainable financing of urban TA 38405 APPROVED: February 2, infrastructure and services; (b) building capacities at the local level to plan, Contact: Gulfer Cezayirli, SSTA Mega City 2006 email@example.com prepare, and manage bankable projects and help adoption and Development Amount: $ 10 million Executing Agency implementation of commercial principles in the provision of infrastructure Project Environment Category: C City District Government and services; and (c) support for a selected set of priority investments in urban environment and infrastructure and services. Karachi The objectives of the project are (a) improving living conditions and quality LOAN: PAK 37003-01 APPROVED: December 13, of life of the people of Rawalpindi by improving the water supply and Contact: Shakeel Ahmad 2005 sanitation facilities, solid waste management, wastewater treatment, and Khan, firstname.lastname@example.org Rawalpindi Amount: $ 60 million (OCR Executing Agency: slaughterhouse; and (b) ensuring sustainable urban investments by Environmental $20 million +ADF $40 City District Government, strengthening institutional capacities of the Rawal Town (RT) and Improvement million) Rawalpindi (CDR) Rawalpindi Water and Sanitation Authority (WASA), promoting policy Environmental Category: reforms focused on greater devolution of authority, and involving all A stakeholders in service delivery. Support to The TA aims to strengthen implementation and integration of the cabinet- AOTA: PAK 38573-01 Implementation of APPROVED: June 24, 2005 approved Gender Reform Action Plans and other gender policy Contact: Sandra Nicoll, Gender Reform Amount: $456,500 commitments in governance reform programs of the Government. email@example.com Action Plans Environmental category: C Executing Agency: (GRAPs) Ministry of Finance APPROVED: December 8, The project will support sector work on specific policy reforms and improve Loan 37218 Contact: Balochistan 2005 Sekhar Bonu, sector performance; (a) strengthen sector planning, management and Devolved Social Amount: TASF $400,000 firstname.lastname@example.org monitoring; (b) develop local government and community based Services TA Grant: $5 million Executing Agency: governance capacity in the social services; and (c) provide implementation TA Loan: $5 million support to policy reforms, performance grants and capacity building Planning and Development OCR: $130 million activities under BDSSP Department, Balochistan ADF: $65 million Environment Category: B Table 10. Multisector/ Integrated. Project Name Timeframe/Amount/ MDB-Stated Objectives & Main Activities Information Environmental Category World Bank PROPOSED Project ID= 95983 Project preparation is The objective of the project is to promote economic growth in the major Bank team Leader: Not Punjab Large underway cities through strategic planning, integrated infrastructure investments, and mentioned Cities Amount: $ 100 m (IBRD) efficient urban service delivery. Executing Agency: Development Environmental category: Planning and Development Policy TBD Department, Government of Punjab ACTIVE The project aims to improve access to urban services and housing, rural Projectid=P099046 AJK-Community Amount: $30 million (IDA) services and infrastructure, decentralization of public sector governance, Contact: Raja Rehan Infrastructure and Environment category: B other human development, health, participation, and civic engagement. Arshad, Services Project email@example.com (AJK-CISP) - Executing Agency: Earthquake AJK-Local Govt, Rural Additional development, P&D, PWD & Financing EDUDepartments Pakistan ACTIVE The Earthquake Emergency Recovery Credit (ERC) Project will support Projectid=P099110 Earthquake Amount: $400 million (IDA) emergency recovery efforts over a three year period, to mitigate the Contact: Raja Rehan Emergency Environment Category: B negative impact of the earthquake, and restore livelihoods, rebuild houses, Arshad, Recovery Credit purchase critical imports, and strengthen capacity for implementation and firstname.lastname@example.org hazard risk management. Executing Agency: NA Asian Development Bank APPROVED: August 18, Focusing on improved infrastructure sector deliveries, the TA loan will (a) Loan 38458 Contact: Rune 2005 enable infrastructure sector institutions to conduct project preparatory Stroem, email@example.com Infrastructure Amount: $ 25 million ADF activities in a timely manner and at international standards and best Executing Agency: Development only practices; (b) ensure implementation readiness of the subprojects as well Planning Commission Environment Category: C as the subsequent infrastructure projects, and (c) improve institutional capacities within the infrastructure agencies to meet such strategies, business management needs, and process changes as required by recent sector policies, reforms, and regulatory agencies.