Nepal: Flour Fortification in Chakki Mills

Sovereign Project | 42498-012 Status:

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Project Name Flour Fortification in Chakki Mills
Project Number 42498-012
Country Nepal
Project Status
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Health - Health sector development and reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The project experienced significant delays in most project acitivities beyond the timeline set in the project implementation schedule due to complex project design and demonstrated lack of ownership and poor management capacity of EA/PIU. During a special administration mission fielded on 5-7 June 2012, it was realized that delays and challenges would be insurmontable even with restructuring and extension of the project. ADB and EA agreed on closure of the project grant.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Grant to be cancelled.
Geographical Location About 65 VDCs in one district of Nepal, to be selected at project start-up.

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 Micronutrient Initiatve will be recruited by ADB through direct selection to act as the project technical advisor. Local NGOs and consultants will be contracted for social mobilization and capacity building activities by the PIU in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).
Procurement All procurement under the grant will be conducted in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2007, amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Brian Chin
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health and Population
Mr. Raj Kumar Pokharel
rajkumarpokharel@gmail.com
Ministry of Health and Population, Department of Health Services, Teku, Kathmandu

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 14 May 2009
Last PDS Update 18 Oct 2012

Grant 9144-NEP

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Dec 2009 11 Mar 2010 11 Mar 2010 30 Sep 2013 - 25 Jul 2013
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 0.22 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 09 Dec 2009 0.00 0.04 28%
Counterpart 0.22 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 09 Dec 2009 0.00 0.04 28%
Title Document Type Document Date
Flour Fortification in Chakki Mills Grant Implementation Manuals Apr 2010
Flour Fortification in Chakki Mills Grant Assistance Reports Nov 2009

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