Project Type Sector Loan for Water Resources Development (II)

Period (Date of Loan Agreement):
    July 5, 2001

    Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan

Amount Provided:
    18,676 million Yen

Executing Agency:
    Directorate General of Water Resources, Ministry of Public Works

Key Points:
    Increasing rice production by developing an irrigation system and thereby contributing to poverty reduction

The objective of the project is to increase rice production by constructing and rehabilitating medium-sized irrigation facilities in the islands of Sumatra, Kalimantan and Java, thereby contributing to poverty reduction through strengthening the production infrastructure in rural farming villages. Under this project, 15 sub-projects of 19 planned sub-projects have been implemented (9 in Sumatra, 4 in Java, and 2 in Kalimantan). The project is due to be completed in 2009.