Regional: GMS Southern Coastal Corridor

Sovereign Project | 36353-012

Summary

The purpose of this Regional Technical Assistance (RETA) is to determine the economic, technical, social and environmental feasibility of a Project to rehabilitate and upgrade transport links and facilities along the Cambodian and Vietnamese sections of the GMS: Southern Costal Corridor (the Corridor).

The outputs from the RETA will include the following: (i) analyses of transport links and determination of the economic, technical, social and environmental feasibility for (a) each component individually, (b) for components within each country, and (c) for the Project as a whole within a subregional context; (ii) a matrix setting out an overall ranking of components and options for combinations of components to form logical Projects for a range of funding levels; (iii) a determination of facilities required at the Cambodian/Viet Nam border on the Project road; and (iv) a multimodal study on the movement of goods and people within the Project influence area.

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Project Name GMS Southern Coastal Corridor
Project Number 36353-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6235-REG: GMS Southern Coastal Corridor
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
TA 6235-REG: GMS Southern Coastal Corridor Project (Supplementary)
Japan Special Fund US$ 75,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description

The purpose of this Regional Technical Assistance (RETA) is to determine the economic, technical, social and environmental feasibility of a Project to rehabilitate and upgrade transport links and facilities along the Cambodian and Vietnamese sections of the GMS: Southern Costal Corridor (the Corridor).

The outputs from the RETA will include the following: (i) analyses of transport links and determination of the economic, technical, social and environmental feasibility for (a) each component individually, (b) for components within each country, and (c) for the Project as a whole within a subregional context; (ii) a matrix setting out an overall ranking of components and options for combinations of components to form logical Projects for a range of funding levels; (iii) a determination of facilities required at the Cambodian/Viet Nam border on the Project road; and (iv) a multimodal study on the movement of goods and people within the Project influence area.

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 A
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples B
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 about 169 person-months of consulting services, including about 24 person-months of international and 145 person-months of domestic consultants. The TA will be implemented over a 10 month period commencing in September 2005. The international consultants will have expertise in transport planning and economics, highway design and maintenance, bridge maintenance, ferry operations, environmental impact assessment, resettlement, social issues, and institutional development. The consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants. Consultants will be recruited using the quality cost-based selection procedures; simplifies technical proposals will be requested.
Procurement tbd
Responsible ADB Officer Paul J. Vallely
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Infrastructure Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and Transport1st Floor West Building,
Corner Norodom Boulevard Street 106
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Cuu Long CIPM127 Dinh Tien Hoang Street
Ward 3, Binh Thanh District
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Timetable
Concept Clearance 21 Aug 2003
Fact Finding 21 Oct 2004 to 29 Oct 2004
MRM -
Approval 10 Mar 2005
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Jun 2008

TA 6235-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Mar 2005 12 Jul 2005 12 Jul 2005 30 Jun 2006 31 May 2008 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,075,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,075,000.00 10 Mar 2005 1,018,151.23

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