Project Details
MFF: Energy Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 3
Summary:The project will finance the Gereshk Electricity Services Improvement Project. Gereshk is strategically located on the national highway that connects Herat to Kandahar. Upgrading and expansion of electricity distribution infrastructure and end-user connections are necessary to increase access to electricity.
Expected Outcome:The project will increase hydropower generation capacity in Gereshk.
Expected Outputs:
  • Gereshk power supply system rehabilitated and improved,
  • end-user connections increased with improved distribution facilities, and
  • DABS operational capacity increased.

Date Approved:2011
Expected Completion:2016
Funding Type:Grant
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $43 million
Government of the United Kingdom: $20 million
Government of Denmark: $12.4 million
Government of Afghanistan: $1.1 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page