Bangladesh: Road Network Improvement & Maintenance I

Sovereign Project | 32223-012

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Project Name Road Network Improvement & Maintenance I
Project Number 32223-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3508-BAN: Road Network Improvement & Maintenance I
Japan Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description

The objective of the TA is to prepare a project suitable for ADB financing to strengthen the integrated road networks in Bangladesh to facilitate connection of the rural poor to regional commercial centers.

To this end, the TA will identify investments for improving sublevel road networks including regional and feeder roads that conform to the priorities of ADB and the Government for development of the road network, and establish their technical and economic feasibility. The TA will also conduct a study for impact of roads on poverty reduction aiming at identifying and quantifying the poverty impacts of different types of road sector support, and determine which types ADB should include in its future operations in Bangladesh.

In line with ADB requirements, the TA will (review the environmental impact analysis of the Project and prepare the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and the summary EIA, (ii) carry out the social impact assessment (SIA) and prepare SIA report, and (iii) assist the Government in drawing up a land acquisition and resettlement plan.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services About 22 person-months of international consultants and 48 person-months of domestic consultants will be required, with expertise in highway engineering, transport economics, poverty impact analysis, environmental and social impact assessment.
Responsible ADB Officer Dong-Soo Pyo
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Roads and Highways DepartmentMr. Fazlul HaqueBlock A, Room 122, Sarak Bhaban Ramna, Dhaka Bangladesh
Timetable
Concept Clearance 06 Apr 1999
Fact Finding 08 Jul 2000 to 17 Jul 2000
MRM -
Approval 29 Sep 2000
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 05 Feb 2007

TA 3508-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Sep 2000 07 May 2001 07 May 2001 31 Jul 2001 31 Mar 2003 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 29 Sep 2000 740,478.24
Title Document Type Document Date
Road Network Improvement and Maintenance Project Technical Assistance Reports Sep 2000

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