- Mohmand Dam Multipurpose Project
Mohmand Dam Multipurpose Project
|Financing Type||Public Sector|
|Loan Administrator||OPEC Fund|
|Co-financiers||Gvt of Pakistan, ISDB, SFD, KFAED, WAPDA|
|OPEC Fund Contribution (US$m)||72.00|
|Total Project Cost (US$m)||2,249.60|
To finance the construction of a hydropower dam and the provision of equipment. The dam will have a 1.6 million m3 reservoir and diversion tunnels that will feed into new and existing irrigation canals. Once completed, the Mohmand Dam will increase the country’s installed renewables capacity by 800 MW and provide sustainable potable water to two million residents in Peshawar city. The project will also enhance food security through higher crop yields on almost 15,000 hectares of farmland, while improving the region’s resilience to floods.