World Bank, Tajikistan Seal Partnership on 3 Projects

The World Bank and government of Tajikistan have signed three development projects that aim to improve water supply services in Dushanbe, hydro-meteorological services in Central Asia and support the Tajik government’s social protection reform.

The Tajikistan Social Safety Net Strengthening Project is allotted a total of $3.2 million and will be used to create a social protection registry and support capacity development.

The Second Dushanbe Water Supply Project, on the other hand, has $16 million in funding equivalent and aims to improve water supply services and water utility performance in selected areas in Dushanbe.

The Central Asia Hydrometeorology Modernization Project, with a $27.7 million equivalent, will focus mainly on Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic. The initiative will help reduce human and economic losses brought about by extreme weather events. 

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    Louie-An is a former senior development analyst at Devex Manila. She has held consulting and editorial positions at the Asian Development Bank in Manila and a business-to-business media company in Hong Kong and mainland China.