Project Details
MFF: Transport Network Development Investment Program – Tranche 4
Country:Afghanistan
Sector:Transport
Summary:Tranche 4 will reconstruct the remaining 108 km gap from Beharak to Eshkashim in the northeastern corridor, which starts at city of Kunduz and connects to the border crossing point with Tajikistan at Eshkashim.
Expected Outcome:Increased movement of goods and services and better connectivity for people and businesses in the project areas
Expected Outputs:Project outputs include
  • 108 km (Beharak-Eshkashim section of the Faizabad-Eshkashim Road) of reconstructed, rehabilitated, and appropriately maintained national and regional highways;
  • community development infrastructure;
  • strengthened capacity of the Afghanistan Railway Authority (AfRA); and
  • improved efficiency for traffic traversing Afghanistan along CAREC Corridors 5 and 6.
Date Approved:2014
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2019
Funding Type:Grant
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $109 million
European Union: $21 million
Government of Afghanistan: $16 million
Links/Documents:ADB project page