Project area experiences flooding as ADB staff attends the meeting.
People affected by the Chashma Right Bank Irrigation Project protest in front of the ADB’s Islamabad office against lack of consultation on the Draft Action Plan’s finalization.
Flash flood damages irrigation infrastructures, houses, crops, and tube wells.
Asian Development Bank’s South Asia Regional Department has to date not made progress on finalizing the draft “Action Plan” developed after approval of the Chashma Inspection Panel Report by its Board in August 2004.
Newly formed Complaince Review Panel to monitor implementation of recommendations
ADB Board Inspection Committee recommendation on Final Report due July 8
However, the Inspection Requestors will not be able to see the report for several weeks.
The Panelists have shared a draft report of their findings with the Inspection Requesters and ADB management for their comments.
The tribunal conducted an independent assessment of the project’s design and implementation and suggested reparations for those harmed.
This report presents the findings of a fact-finding mission to the Chashma project area conducted in December 2003