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Afghanistan: Moving Forward to the Future

Afghanistan ADB Asian Development Bank Moving Forward to the Future FIGHTING POVERTY IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC FACEBOOK.COM/ASIANDEVBANK By the end of 2014, foreign troops will be pulling out of Afghanistan, and there's a need for the country to be self-reliant. Infrastructure development and regional cooperation are keys to Afghanistan's bright future. UZBEKISTAN TO KABUL ELECTRICITY JANUARY 2012 1ST RAILWAY LINE FULLY OPERATIONAL CROSSING SOME OF THE MOST CHALLENGING TERRAIN ON EARTH MORE THAN 1,300 PYLONS AROUND 5 MILLION PEOPLE THE RAIL PROJECT WILL BENEFIT FROM 7% 30% 55% PERCENTAGE OF AFGHANS CONNECTED TO AN ELECTRICITY GRID HAIRATAN (leading dry port) MAZAR-E-SHARIF 75 KM ADB'S PRIORITY IS TO EXPAND THE NETWORK ADB FROM MAZAR-E-SHARIF TO ANDKHOÓY 2003 2012 PROPOSED BY 2020 OF RAILWAY WILL HAVE BEEN CONSTRUCTED, MORE THAN CONNECTING AFGHANISTAN TO 225 KM TAJIKISTAN TURKMENISTAN-AFGHANISTAN-PAKISTAN-INDIA PIPELINE COULD PERMANENTLY TRANSFORM TAPI GAS PIPELINE TURKMENISTAN, UZBEKISTAN, AND THE REGIONAL ENERGY PICTURE TAJIKISTAN UZBEKISTAN TURKMENISTAN Hairatan Andkhoy Dauletabad Gas Field Mazar-e-Sharif Oaisar Laman Kabul Islamabad AFGHANISTAN PAKISTAN Lahore MORE THAN NATIONAL AND REGIONAL 800 KM HIGHWAYS REHABILITATED AGRICULTURE WILL BE A MAINSTAY OF THE AFGHAN ECONOMY REGIONAL COOPERATION IMPROVED IRRIGATION 2,700 KM RÍNG ROAD LINKS AFGHANISTAN WITH CENTRAL ASIA, SOUTH ASIA, AND THE MIDDLE EAST KEY TO INCREASED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY -ALLOWS FARMERS TO DIVERSIFY CROPS - IMPROVES CROP YIELD - REDUCES RISK OF CROP FAILURE WORK UNDERWAY 233 KM BY 2020 LAMAN QAISAR 85% IRRIGATION SYSTEMS WILL SERVE MORE THAN 100,000 HECTARES UPGRADED IRRIGATION BY 2020 OF ROADS WILL HAVE BEEN BUILT MORE THAN CUTTING INTERCITY TRAVEL TIME 1,500 KM IN HALF STRUCTURES 2020 Afghanistan and CAREC The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation, or CAREC, Program is a partnership of 10 countries, supported by 6 multilateral institutions, working together to promote development through cooperation, leading to accelerated growth and poverty reduction. 2005 $2.1 BILLION $1.7 BILLION year Afghanistan joined the CĂREC Program total amount of 25 CAREC-related projects amount ADB has provided CAREC 2020 $57.57 BILLION 13 PROJECTS (9 transport, 4 energy) new 10-year strategic framework with a list of medium-term priority projects (MTTP) worth of projects included in the initial MTTP list number of Afghanistan projects in the CAREC MTİP

Afghanistan: Moving Forward to the Future

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By the end of 2014, foreign troops will pull out of Afghanistan. Take a look at how ADB projects are helping the country be self-reliant, with infrastructure development and regional cooperation.


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