Nepal: Community Irrigation Project

Sovereign Project | 38417-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Community Irrigation Project
Project Number 38417-012
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7229-NEP: Community Irrigation Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Irrigation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
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 Participating districts will be determined during TA Implementation

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
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 Consulting services required for the TA total 40.5 person-months, comprising 15 person-months of international consultants (irrigation management specialist/team leader, economist, irrigation engineer, poverty and social development specialist, and irrigated agriculture specialist) and 25.5 person-months of national consultants (irrigation engineer/deputy team leader, institutional development specialist, poverty and social development specialist, social safeguards specialist, microfinance specialist, environment specialist, irrigated agriculture specialist, and finance/legal specialist). ADB will recruit an international consulting firm through quality- and cost-based selection. The consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). Disbursements under the TA will be made in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2008, as amended from time to time). Equipment for the TA's activities will be financed by ADB in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2007, as amended from time to time) and will become property of the Government upon completion of the TA.
Procurement tbd

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Cynthia Malvicini
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Department of Irrigation, Kathmandu
Kamal Regmi
Department of Irrigation, Kathmandu


Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 01 Sep 2008 to 12 Sep 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 27 Feb 2006
Last PDS Update 21 Jul 2010

TA 7229-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Jan 2009 11 Feb 2009 11 Feb 2009 28 Feb 2010 30 Aug 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
750,000.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 900,000.00 29 Jan 2009 686,098.53

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