Bangladesh: Road Network Improvement and Maintenance II

Sovereign Project | 34415-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Road Network Improvement and Maintenance II
Project Number 34415-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3755-BAN: Road Network Improvement and Maintenance II
Japan Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming

The objectives of the proposed project will be to (i) raise add ed value in agriculture by enabling farmers to diversify their production, and (ii) expand nonfarm employment, especially in less-developed rural areas. This will be accomplished by (i) providing improved roads and other infrastructure and communications to facilitate enterprise, and provide better access to markets; and (ii) making credit available.

The scope of the project will be to (i) identify project regions based on poverty incidence; (ii) identify project roads to strengthen the integrated road networks and facilitate connections of the rural poor to regional commercial centers; (iii) assist the Government in conducting feasibility studies with particular emphasis on the development of environmental impact assessment, resettlement plan, and poverty impact assessment; (iii) develop action plan to accelerate regional economic cooperation especially for road sector.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
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 The consulting services for the TA will require about 15 person-months of international specialists with expertise in feasibility studies; economic and financial analysis; highway, material, and pavement engineering; environmental and social impact analyses; and land use planning in the context of transport sector developments. The TA will also require about 35 person-months of domestic consultants, with generally similar expertise.
Responsible ADB Officer Dong-Soo Pyo
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Bangladesh Road Transport Authority
Allenbury, Old Airport Road
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Concept Clearance 11 Jun 2001
Fact Finding 13 Aug 2001 to 17 Aug 2001
Approval 30 Oct 2001
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 04 Feb 2007

TA 3755-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
30 Oct 2001 11 Jul 2002 11 Jul 2002 30 Sep 2002 30 Jan 2004 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 750,000.00 30 Oct 2001 542,700.57
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Road Network Improvement and Maintenance Project II Technical Assistance Reports Oct 2001

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