Regional: Greater Mekong Subregion: Preparing the Corridor Towns Development Project

Sovereign Project | 43319-032 Status: Closed


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Project Name Greater Mekong Subregion: Preparing the Corridor Towns Development Project
Project Number 43319-032
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7644-REG: Greater Mekong Subregion: Corridor Towns Development
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund US$ 1.20 million
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
TA 7644-REG: Greater Mekong Subregion: Corridor Towns Development (Supplementary)
Strategic Climate Fund US$ 600,000.00
TA 7644-REG: Greater Mekong Subregion: Corridor Towns Development (2nd Supplementary)
Urban Environmental Infrastructure Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility US$ 300,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Other urban services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban solid waste management - Urban water supply

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location 10 towns located along the EWEC and SEC include 5 border towns and 5 corridor towns. There are 4 towns from Cambodia, 3 from Lao PDR and 3 from Viet Nam.

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation Final Reports submitted and presented to all stakeholders in each country.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA for the preparation of the GMS CTDP will require about 130 person-months of consulting services, consisting of 30 person-months of international services and 100 person-months of national services, with the following expertise: international: urban management specialist, finance and procurement specialist, social safeguards and resettlement specialist, environmental safeguards specialist, capacity development specialist; national: water and sanitation engineers, social preparation and community development specialists, town planners, flood control adn drainage engineers, institutional development and procurement specialist, financial analysts, environmental specialists, resettlement speicalist, solid waste specialits, geographic information specialists. Consulting firms will be engaged using quality- and cost-based selection method with a quality cost ratio of 80:20.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Rudolf Frauendorfer
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance 03 Aug 2009
Fact Finding 24 Aug 2009 to 07 Sep 2009
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 18 Aug 2009
Last PDS Update 04 Dec 2013

TA 7644-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Nov 2010 18 Mar 2011 18 Mar 2011 31 Aug 2011 30 Jun 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
2,000,000.00 900,000.00 300,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,200,000.00 12 Nov 2010 2,805,857.94
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Corridor Towns Development Project Technical Assistance Reports Oct 2010

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