Bangladesh: Support to Local Government Engineering Department in Institutionalizing Women's Benefits from Rural Infrastructure Initiatives

Sovereign Project | 40515-022 Status: Active

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Project Name Support to Local Government Engineering Department in Institutionalizing Women's Benefits from Rural Infrastructure Initiatives
Project Number 40515-022
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7720-BAN: Support to LGED on Institutionalizing Women's Benefits from Rural Infrastructure Initiatives (piggy-backed)
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

Training of Union Parishads (UP) members is ongoing. Consultants are working with LGED for improvement in gender mainstreaming and building capacity for UP women members.

The project had successfully disbursed Incentive Fund (Phase 1). Survey is completed to assess the eligible UP for Phase 2 and sub-projects for phase 2 being selected for intervention

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

1) Completed.

2) Additional funding has been given to the UPs that met the set performance criteria and ensured effective participation of women in development projects of the UP.

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Extensive stakeholder consultation was conducted during the preparation of the TA.
During Project Implementation During project implementation, stakeholders are consulted.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Team leader and NGO recruited and have been working on the TA.
Procurement Procurement of goods, services, and consultants are to be done folowing the ADB's Procurement Guidelines.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Nasheeba Selim
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Bangladesh Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 23 Jul 2010
Fact Finding 26 Jul 2010 to 10 Aug 2010
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Mar 2016

TA 7720-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Dec 2010 22 May 2011 22 May 2011 30 Jun 2015 30 Jun 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 500,000.00 75,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 575,000.00 03 Dec 2010 401,593.60

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