42203-025: Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing | Asian Development Bank

Lao People's Democratic Republic: Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing

Sovereign (Public) Project | 42203-025 Status: Active
 
Project Name Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing
Project Number 42203-025
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0534-LAO: Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 35.60 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural production - Irrigation - Land-based natural resources management - Water-based natural resources management

Transport / Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved rural household incomes in the four northern provinces of Bokeo, Louang-Namtha, Oudomxai, and Phongsali.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased agricultural productivity in the four northern provinces of Bokeo, Louang-Namtha, Oudomxai, and Phongsali
Progress Toward Outcome As of September 2017, overall physical progress is estimated at 5% against elapsed period of 6%. Grant implementation consultants has been mobilized and initial imprest advance has been disbursed.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Production and productivity-enhancing rural infrastructure constructed and/or rehabilitated

Productivity and impact-enhancing initiatives adopted

Capacities of national, provincial, and district agencies strengthened to enable a sector development approach

Project managed and subprojects delivered efficiently and effectively

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Grant implementation consultant was mobilized on 14 August 2017 and initial imprest advance was disbursed on 20 September 2017. Detailed design of 2 irrigation subprojects in Oudomxai province has been completed.
Geographical Location Bokeo, Khoueng Oudomxai, Luang Namtha, Phongsali
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
Responsible ADB Officer Phanouvong, Sisavanh
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Lao Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Department of Livestock and Fisheries
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 14 Mar 2016 to 28 Mar 2016
MRM 18 May 2016
Approval 31 May 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Sep 2017

Grant 0534-LAO

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
31 May 2017 16 Jun 2017 26 Jul 2017 30 Jun 2022 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 37.60 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 35.60 31 May 2017 4.09 0.00 11%
Counterpart 2.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 31 May 2017 4.00 0.00 11%

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Title Document Type Document Date
Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing: Nam Beng Irrigation Subproject Ethnic Groups Development Plan Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans May 2016
Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing: Nam Oun Irrigation Subproject Ethnic Groups Development Plan Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans May 2016
Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing: Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks May 2016
Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing: Ethnic Groups Development Framework Combined Resettlement Framework and Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks May 2016
Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing: Nam Oun Irrigation Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2016
Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing: Nam Beng Irrigation Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2016
Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing: Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Apr 2016
Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing: Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Apr 2016
Northern Rural Infrastructure Development Sector Project - Additional Financing: Nam Oun Irrigation Subproject Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Apr 2016

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Recruitment of National Procurement Specialist Individual - Consulting Active 17 Nov 2017 23 Nov 2017
Lao PDR Irrigation Subsector Review Firm - Consulting Active 21 Sep 2017 20 Oct 2017
External Safeguards Monitor Firm - Consulting Active 13 Sep 2017 12 Oct 2017
Construction Supervision for Nam Beng and Nam Oun Irrigation Rehabilitation Subprojects in Oudomxay Province Firm - Consulting Closed 13 Jul 2017 11 Aug 2017

Contracts Awarded

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