Pakistan: Barani Integrated Water Resources Sector Project (formerly Community Storage and Irrigated Agriculture Development Sector Project)

Sovereign Project | 39364-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Barani Integrated Water Resources Sector Project (formerly Community Storage and Irrigated Agriculture Development Sector Project)
Project Number 39364-013
Country Pakistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2411-PAK: Barani Integrated Water Resources Sector Project (formerly Community Storage and Irrigated Agriculture Development Sector Project)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 55.00 million
Loan 2412-PAK: Barani Integrated Water Resources Sector Project (formerly Community Storage and Irrigated Agriculture Development Sector Project)
Asian Development Fund US$ 20.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development - Irrigation - Rural water supply services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description
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 Attock, Rawalpindi, Jehlum and Chakwal in the Barani areas of Punjab province.

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C

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 project will provide 605 person-months (p/m) of national consultants and 52 p/m of international consultants through both consulting firms and individual consultants. All consulting services will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and Its Borrowers (2007, as amended from time to time).

The project will provide 569 p/m of national project implementation consultants (8 long term consultants) for the PMU. This includes the Project Director, the head of M&E, the Water Supply and Sanitation coordinator, the livestock advisor and 4 technical managers for on-farm water management, farming system, watershed conservation, finance and 5 p/m of unallocated national consultants. They will be recruited as individual consultants.

The project will also provide technical advisory services comprising 52 p/m of international consultants and 36 p/m of national consultants. This includes the panel of experts which comprise senior international experts in dam design and construction, engineering geology, and hydrology and also a pool of local and international specialists on economic analysis, water management, irrigation operation, environment assessments, resettlement, 5 p/m of unallocated international technical assistance. For these advisory services, a firm will be recruited through the quality- and cost-based selection (QCBS) using a full technical proposal method.

Social mobilization expertise and services (estimated at 72 p/m of social mobilizer manager and 864 p/m of field social mobilizers) to the project will be provided from a qualified local NGO to be recruited through the QCBS method using full technical proposal.

The training and mentoring services on participatory extension services (Farmers Field School) will be provided to the project by Commonwealth Assistance Bureau International (CABI) using single source selection.

There will also be consulting services required to produce (i) improved dam operation procedures; (ii) dam safety and sediment monitoring unit establishment; and (iii) the sub-project feasibility studies, the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) studies, detail designs and the construction supervision. The TORs for the feasibility studies, detail design and construction supervision will be developed by SDO with support from individual consultant recruited through advance contracting and TORs for other service will be developed by the PMU once the project has started. For these services, consulting firms will be recruited through the QCBS method. The feasibility study, the EIA, the detailed designs and the work supervision will be packaged under one single contract per sub-project to accelerate the project implementation. Similarly, if the selected firms perform on their first contract, their services will be extended to the next subproject through contract extension process as long as the firm performs.

Procurement Equipment, materials, goods, and services for ADB-financed contracts will be procured following ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2007, as amended from time to time). Civil works contracts will be split between (i) dam and associated construction works, and (ii) command area development level works. For each subproject, the procurement of civil works worth $10 million or less should be awarded to suitable pre-qualified contractors following the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures acceptable to ADB as national contracting capacity exists to successfully undertake these works. Civil works contracts costing more than $10 million will be awarded under International Competitive Bidding (ICB) from suitable pre-qualified contractors. All works contracts related to the first output will be handled by the Small Dams Organisation on behalf of the PMU. ADB will review at least the first 3 NCB contracts awarded. The procurement of equipment and materials worth less than $100,000 will be done through the shopping mode.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Binsar Tambunan
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Punjab Irrigation Department
Mr. Muhammad Ubaid Ullah Rundhawa
Rawal Dam Colony, Islamabad

Timetable

Concept Clearance 10 May 2007
Fact Finding 01 Jul 2007 to 08 Jul 2007
MRM 23 Aug 2007
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 24 Feb 2006
Last PDS Update 30 Jan 2009

Loan 2411-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Mar 2008 - - 31 Dec 2014 - 03 Mar 2009
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 84.50 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 55.00 03 Mar 2008 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 29.50 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 03 Mar 2008 0.00 0.00 0%

Loan 2412-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Mar 2008 - - 31 Dec 2014 - 03 Mar 2009
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 20.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 20.00 03 Mar 2008 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 03 Mar 2008 0.00 0.00 0%

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Barani Integrated Water Resources Sector Project Summary Environmental Impact Assessments Sep 2007
Barani Integrated Water Resources Sector Project Resettlement Frameworks Sep 2007
Barani Integrated Water Resources Sector Project: Kot Fateh Khan Subproject Resettlement Plans Sep 2007

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Related Publications

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