42384-012: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program | Asian Development Bank

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

Sovereign (Public) Project | 42384-012 Status: Active

The TA is helping accelerate progress in achieving the Water Financing Program targeted outcomes by enabling DMCs to prioritize water in their development agenda and induce higher water investments, undertake urgent capacity development interventions and implement necessary reform measures.

Project Details

Project Officer
Panella, Thomas SDSC Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
 
Project Name Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program
Project Number 42384-012
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6498-REG: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.20 million
ATF - Netherlands TA Grant US$ 800,000.00
TA 6498-REG: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program (Supplementary)
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.20 million
ATF - Netherlands TA Grant US$ 300,000.00
TA 6498-REG: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program (Supplementary)
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.50 million
TA 6498-REG: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program (Supplementary)
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.50 million
ATF - Netherlands TA Grant US$ 5.00 million
TA 6498-REG: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program (Supplementary)
Government of Australia US$ 444,882.00
TA 6498-REG: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program (Supplementary)
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.00 million
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
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.50 million
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation US$ 2.00 million
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 10.00 million
TA 6498-REG: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program (Second Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 100,000.00
TA 6498-REG: Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program
Canadian Cooperation Fund on Climate Change under the Renewable energy, Energy Efficiency, and Climate Change (REACH) Program US$ 245,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Water-based natural resources management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The TA is helping accelerate progress in achieving the Water Financing Program targeted outcomes by enabling DMCs to prioritize water in their development agenda and induce higher water investments, undertake urgent capacity development interventions and implement necessary reform measures.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA serves as a fund channeling mechanism for the implementation of the Water Financing Program in various ADB DMCs through (i) direct project support during preparation and implementation, including support to pilot and demonstration activities (PDAs), (ii) increased water knowledge base, and (iii) sustained knowledge partnerships and regional cooperation.
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)

52 (58%) of PDAs financed to date of which 30 (58%) have provided direct project support including replication and scaling up.

Almost 40 projects provided expanded access to experts for improved design and implementation of projects, including support to policy and investment dialogues, and support in developing communication plans for enhanced stakeholder engagement

Supported the establishment of high level Water Advisory Group composed of eminent experts and practitioners to provide expert strategic advice on ADB's water agenda

Major research and analytical work:

- Asian Water Development Outlook 2013 and 2016 - Asia Water Futures and Solutions Study - Country Water Assessments - Water Accounting and Productivity - Guidance Notes for ADB Staff - Various KPs on priority issues and topics, i.e. water-food-energy nexus, flood management, etc.

Internal knowledge sharing sessions and blue bag seminars (for external partners) conducted monthly, distinguished water leaders sessions sustained

16 in-country dialogues conducted to date covering policy, sector assessment, and pipeline development

Has maintained active involvement in Stockholm World Water Week, World Water Forum, Singapore International Water Week, World Water Congress, World Irrigation Forum, International River Symposium, Asia-Pacific Water Summit

Has convened Asia Water Week, Asian Irrigation Forum and Asia Sanitation Dialogue alternately every 3 years since 2009

Has supported 22 twinning partnerships to date

Has forged cooperation with knowledge partners and centers of excellence such as UNESCO-IHE Institute for

Water Education, International Water Management Institute, International WaterCentre, Food and Agriculture Organization, Asian Institute of Technology, International Food Policy Research Institute, etc., and has actively supported the Asia-Pacific Water Forum and its related initiatives.

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 The RETA requires international and national experts (both individual and consulting firms) for a wide range of areas such as water supply delivery, sanitation and wastewater management, irrigation productivity and drainage services, water resources management, integrated urban and rural flood management, climate change, and disaster risk management, knowledge management
Responsible ADB Officer Panella, Thomas
Responsible ADB Department SDSC
Responsible ADB Division SDSC-WAT
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, 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 27 Sep 2017

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
200,000.00 26,689,882.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 26,889,882.00 03 Nov 2008 18,795,836.46

Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

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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

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.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.


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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program - Project Coordinator for WOPs Individual - Consulting Active 27 Sep 2017 10 Oct 2017
Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program - Water Utility Energy Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Active 10 Aug 2017 16 Aug 2017
National Water Resources Specialist Individual - Consulting Active 10 Aug 2017 16 Aug 2017
Water Resources Specialist Individual - Consulting Active 10 Aug 2017 16 Aug 2017
Knowledge and Innovation Support for ADB's Water Financing Program - Water Resource Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Jul 2017 20 Jul 2017
Pilot and Demonstration Activity - Gender Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Jul 2017 14 Jul 2017
Water Productivity Study Individual - Consulting Closed 29 Jun 2017 05 Jul 2017

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Regional TA Technical Assistance 6498 06 Jan 2016 Haskoningdhv Nederland BV (Netherlands) in Association with Deltares (Netherlands) Laan 1914, No.35 3818 EX 3800 BC Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands Asian Development Bank 291804
Regional TA Technical Assistance 6498 30 Jun 2015 Deltares (Netherlands) in association with RMSI Private Limited (India) Rotterdamseweg 185 2629 HD, Delft, Netherlands Asian Development Bank 188798
Regional TA Technical Assistance 6498 11 Feb 2015 International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (Austria) Schlossplatz 1 2361, Laxenburg, Austria Asian Development Bank 347575
Regional TA Technical Assistance 6498 20 Jan 2015 International Water Management Institute (Sri Lanka) 127 Sunil Mawatha Pelawatte Battaramulla, Sri Lanka Asian Development Bank 100000

Procurement Plan

None currently available.