Regional: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program

Sovereign Project | 42384-012

Summary

The proposed TA will help accelerate progres in achieving the Water Financing Program targeted outcomes by enabling DMCs to prioritize water and induce higher water investments, undertake urgent capacity development interventions and accelerate reforms.

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Project Name Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program
Project Number 42384-012
Country Regional
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6498-REG: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program (2nd Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 100,000.00
TA 6498-REG: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation US$ 2.00 million
TA: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program (Second Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 100,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The proposed TA will help accelerate progres in achieving the Water Financing Program targeted outcomes by enabling DMCs to prioritize water and induce higher water investments, undertake urgent capacity development interventions and accelerate reforms.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA will facilitate implementation of the program quality support window of the Water Financing Partnership Facility (WFPF) which seeks to allocate about 30% of WFPF resources to help ensure quality, synergy and innovation in the implementation of the Water Financing Program (WFP) through: (i) knowledge, capacity, and innovation services, (ii) regional cooperation, and (iii) engaging civil society. This TA will specifically support knowledge and innovation services to ADB and its clients for accelerating innovation and business unusual approaches in the implementation of WFP and in catalyzing investments and good practice in the region. The TA will provide resources to continue ADB s successful program of pilot and demonstration activities (PDAs) and also for knowledge products and services.
Impact Developing member countries (DMCs) implement water policy reform, increase capacity development, and invest more in water.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased demand for ADB investment products and services.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Component 1: Pilot and Demonstration Activities (PDAs)

Models and/or methodologies from completed PDAs that can be replicated and scaled up.

Component 2 Knowledge Products and Services

Support provided for in-country work on project and implementation, including upstream work

Communication plans or strategies for specific TA projects or loans

Priority knowledge products packaged in relevant formats for application by ADB staff and DMC counterparts

Internal water communication network sustained

External networking and knowledge exchange

Follow-up in-country conferences on WFP resulting in ADB-DMCs additional investment opportunities

ADB-country dialogue on sanitation

Support for knowledge partnerships and regional cooperation strengthened and expanded

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Regional
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 yet to be determined.
Responsible ADB Officer Yasmin Sadia Siddiqi
Responsible ADB Department SDCC
Responsible ADB Division SDAS
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 16 Sep 2008
Fact Finding 10 Mar 2008 to 24 Mar 2008
MRM -
Approval 03 Nov 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 18 Sep 2008
Last PDS Update 19 Oct 2010

TA

Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 - 0.00

TA 6498-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Nov 2008 - 03 Nov 2008 30 Nov 2010 31 Dec 2020 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
100,000.00 2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,100,000.00 03 Nov 2008 11,553,460.95
Title Document Type Document Date
Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program TA Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements Oct 2011
Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program Technical Assistance Reports Nov 2008

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