The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoA), through its Ministry of Public Works (MPW) as the executing agency (EA), is implementing the Transport Network Development Investment Program (TNDIP) with financial assistance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Funding under TNDIP is provided through a multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) comprising individual projects under four tranches.
GoA will ensure that the design, construction, and operation and maintenance of the facilities under investment program are carried out in accordance with ADB’s Safeguard Policy Statement (2009) (SPS), applicable laws and regulations in Afghanistan, the Environment Assessment and Review Framework (EARF) , and respective IEEs or EIAs. GoA through the Ministry of Public Works and the Program Management Office (PMO) ensures that potential adverse environmental impacts arising from the investment program are minimized by implementing all mitigation and monitoring measures as presented in the environment management plan (EMP) included in the IEEs or EIAs. EMPs are updated when necessary. Civil works contractors are supervised to ensure compliance with the requirements of the IEEs or EIAs and EMPs.