Bangladesh: Rural Infrastructure Improvement II

Sovereign Project | 36224-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Rural Infrastructure Improvement II
Project Number 36224-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4516-BAN: Rural Infrastructure Improvement II
Japan Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The TA will help the Government formulate a project proposal to enhance rural livelihoods through improved rural infrastructure, reduced rural poverty, and enhanced local governance in Bangladesh. The ensuing Project will improve rural infrastructure in 23 districts in Rajshahi, Dhaka, Chittagong divisions and increase economic opportunities for the rural poor by participating in improvement of rural infrastructure. The Project will have four key activities: (i) stakeholder capacity building and local governance improvement; (ii) rural infrastructure improvement; (iii) income generating activities for the rural poor; and (v) institutional support for effective management.
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 23 districts in Rajshahi, Dhaka, Chittagong divisions.
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
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 TA will require 9 person-months of international consulting services and 27 person-months of domestic consulting services. The consultants will be recruited as individual consultants based on the recommendation of the team leader, who will be fielded before mobilizing the main group of the consultants and identify suitable and qualified individual consultants (up to 31 person-months) with expertise in local governance, rural infrastructure, resettlement, financial management, social development, and environment.
Responsible ADB Officer Ki Hee Ryu
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Local Government Engineering Department
Md. Roushan Kabir, Project Director
LGED Bhaban (Level 6), Agargaon Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 05 Sep 2004 to 19 Sep 2004
Approval 20 Dec 2004
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 06 Feb 2007

TA 4516-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Dec 2004 08 Feb 2005 08 Feb 2005 31 May 2005 31 Dec 2005 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 20 Dec 2004 277,888.34

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