Vanuatu: Port Vila Urban Development Project

Sovereign Project | 42391-013 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is helping Vanuatu expand access to basic services in the capital, Port Vila, and surrounding areas in Shefa province. The project will improve drainage, roads, and sanitation systems. It will contribute to climate-resilient and sustainable urban development in and around Port Vila.

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Consulting Notices See also: CMS

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Procurement Notices See also: Operational Procurement

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Procurement Documents


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Project Name Port Vila Urban Development Project
Project Number 42391-013
Country Vanuatu
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2832-VAN: Port Vila Urban Development Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 5.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Urban roads and traffic management

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban sanitation - Urban sewerage

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The project remains high on the Government's development agenda and will complement the Cyclone PAM recovery efforts.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

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Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects Indiscriminate wastewater disposal leading to increased public health risks.
Involuntary Resettlement The extent of land acquisition required and the number of affected persons are currently being determined.
Indigenous Peoples No issues of indigenous people are expected. This will be verified during the PPTA.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholder workshops were conducted during the project design.
During Project Implementation A communication and communicity liaison unit will be established in the project management unit (VPMU). Communication and engagement during project implementation will be achieved through (i) media releases, (ii) stakeholder and community workshops, (iii) consultation with stakeholders on an individual-basis, and (iv) posting of project information on the VPMU website.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

All consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). The consultants for project design, supervision and project management will be engaged using the QCBS method with a standard quality:cost ratio of 80:20.

An estimated 601 person-months (122 international, 479 national) of consulting services are required to (i) facilitate project management and implementation, and (ii) strengthen the institutional and operational capacity of the executing agency. Consulting firms will be engaged using the QCBS method with a standard quality cost ratio of 80:20, except for the urban development adviser, to be recruited by ADB on a direct selection basis.

Procurement

All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). Procurement using the government's systems and under national laws for national competitive bidding (NCB) will follow the procedures for NCB set out in the procurement plan.

For civil works and plant contracts, four contract packages will be procured by international competitive bidding (ICB) procedures and two by NCB procedures. For goods contracts, a single contract package will be procured by ICB. Goods comprising a vehicle and office equipment will be procured by shopping.

ICB procedures will be used for civil works contracts estimated to cost $1 million or more, and supply contracts valued at $500,000 or higher. NCB procedures will be used for civil works contracts estimated to cost less than $1.0 million. Shopping will be used for contracts for procurement of works and equipment worth less than $100,000.

Before the start of any procurement ADB and the Government will review the public procurement laws of the central and state governments to ensure consistency with ADB's Procurement Guidelines.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Stephen Blaik
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance & Economic Management
P.M.B. 058
Port Vila
Vanuatu

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2016

Grant 0275-VAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2011 12 Dec 2012 13 Feb 2013 31 Dec 2017 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 0.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 13 Dec 2011 0.00 20.53 77%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 13 Dec 2011 0.00 2.61 10%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Unsatisfactory

Grant 0276-VAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2011 12 Dec 2012 13 Feb 2013 31 Dec 2017 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 0.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 13 Dec 2011 0.00 4.29 95%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 13 Dec 2011 0.00 4.14 92%

Loan 2832-VAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2011 12 Dec 2012 13 Feb 2013 31 Dec 2017 31 Dec 2018 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 8.10 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 5.00 13 Dec 2011 2.57 0.00 58%
Counterpart 3.10 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 13 Dec 2011 0.16 0.00 4%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory
Title Document Type Document Date
Port Vila Urban Development Project Procurement Plans Mar 2013
Loan Agreement (Special Operations) for Port Vila Urban Development Project Loan Agreement (Special Operations) Dec 2012
Grant Agreement (Externally Financed) for the Port Vila Urban Development Project (0275-VAN) Grant Agreement Dec 2012
Grant Agreement (Externally Financed) for the Port Vila Urban Development Project (0276-VAN) Grant Agreement Dec 2012
Port Vila Urban Development Project Summary Poverty Reduction and Social Strategies Nov 2011
Port Vila Urban Development Project Gender Action Plans Nov 2011
Port Vila Urban Development Project Project/Program Administration Manual Nov 2011
Port Vila Urban Development Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2011

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
Port Vila Urban Development Project: Roads and Drainage Subproject Phase 1 (Ex-Southern Section) Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Dec 2015
Port Vila Urban Development Project: Road and Drainage, Phase 1 Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Dec 2015
Port Vila Urban Development Project: Proposed Septage Treatment Plant - Bouffa Landfill Site Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Nov 2015
Port Vila Urban Development Project: Septage Treatment Plant Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Nov 2015
Port Vila Urban Development Project: New and Upgraded Communal Sanitation Facilities Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Nov 2015
Port Vila Urban Development Project: Proposed Septage Treatment Plan – Bouffa Landfill Site Updated Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Nov 2015
Port Vila Urban Development Project: George Kalsakau Drive Environmental Management Plan Environmental Management Plans Aug 2015
Port Vila Urban Development Project: Involuntary Resettlement Impacts for the George Kalsakau Drive Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Feb 2015
Port Vila Urban Development Project: Initial Environmental Examination (as of Board approval) Environmental Assessment and Measures Jun 2011
Port Vila Urban Development Project: Resettlement Framework (as of Board approval) Resettlement Frameworks Jun 2011
Port Vila Urban Development Project: Resettlement Plan for the Proposed Sewage Waste Treatment Plant for Port Vila (as of Board approval) Resettlement Plans Jun 2011
Port Vila Urban Development Project: Proposed Sewage Waste Treatment Plant Resettlement Plans May 2011

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Related Publications

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