WASHINGTON, November 30, 2017 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:
Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Productivity Improvement Program Phase-I
IBRD Loan: US$130 million
Terms: Maturity = 21 Years, Grace = 6 Years
Project ID: P157736
Project Description: Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Productivity Improvement Program Phase-I will continue supporting farmers in Punjab province to use water more efficiently. It will raise crop yields, encourage farmers to shift to high-value crops such as fruits and vegetables, and cut the amount of money paid by farmers on fertilizer, pesticides or other costs.