Eptisa has conducted the final workshop of the Project Preparatory Technical Assistance for the Water Resources Management in the Pyanj River Basin in Tajikistan

The objectives of the Final Workshop are to present the Draft Final Report and to discuss the main conclusions of the Project

December 09, 2015

Final Workshop was held on December, 2nd of 2015 in the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources (MEWR), Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Nearly 30 participants attended from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Eptisa and different governmental and non-governmental institutions for the Project Preparatory Technical Assistance (PPTA) Contract which has commenced on the date of 17th of September 2014.

The Eptisa’s team gave some presentations to present the Draft Final Report which included the main findings and conclusions of the Project and inform the key stakeholders with the aim to obtain their feedback in return to ensure their involvement in the Project.

The specific objective of the PPTA is to design a grant investment project for increased farm incomes in the Chubek Irrigation System area in Pyanj River Basin by aiming to increase agricultural water productivity.

The project outputs, together with the cost of each which are calculated in the Draft Final Report prepared by Eptisa in consortium, are as following:

  • Water Resources Management capacity improved in Pyanj River Basin (Output 1) is around 1.8M Euro with the following components;
    • Establishment of Joint Pyanj River Basin Commission with Afghanistan,
    • Establishment of Pyanj River Basin Organizations in Tajikistan.
  • Water Resources Management infrastructure in Pyanj River Basin modernized and climate-proofed (Output 2) is around 27M Euro with the following components;
    • Modernization of Irrigation and Drainage Infrastructure,
    • Construction of Sediment Excluding Basin,
    • Modernization of Selected Pumping Units.
  • Farm management and water use capacities increased (Output 3) is around 2.7M Euro with the following components;
    • Demonstrations plots to promote farm and water management,
    • Introduction and production of high-quality seeds in the project area,
    • Reorganization/establishments of Water User Associations and capacity development.
  • Efficient and effective project management system (Output 4) is around 3.5M Euro with the following components;
    • Consultant Services Packages.

The total cost of the projects developed by Eptisa within the scope of that PPTA is around 40M Euro and will be financed by Asian Development Bank and Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction with the contribution of the Borrower, Republic of Tajikistan. It is estimated that the project will take till end of 2020.


 
 Eptisa has conducted the final workshop of the Project Preparatory Technical Assistance for the Water Resources Management in the Pyanj River Basin in Tajikistan