Funding & Partners

The original technical assistance (TA) was approved on 14 September 2012 in the amount of $7.5 million, financed by the Government of Sweden (Sida) on a grant basis and administered by ADB. On 4 October 2013, the TA received an additional contribution of $5.0 million from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and $0.5 million from the ADB Technical Assistance Special Fund. Last 19 May 2014, the TA amount was further increased by an additional $1.0 million from the Water Financing Partnership Facility, bringing the total value of the TA to $14 million.