Timor-Leste: Supporting Road Network Development

Sovereign Project | 43322-032


Improved and sustainable road network in Timor-Leste.

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Title Document Date
Supporting Road Network Development Jun 2013

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Project Name Supporting Road Network Development
Project Number 43322-032
Country Timor-Leste
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7698-TIM: Supporting Road Network Development
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description Improved and sustainable road network in Timor-Leste.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The Government needs assistance in improving the programming of Timor-Leste's transport sector and road network development strategy, and in harmonizing project preparation by the Government and selected partners.
Impact The impact of the TA will be an improved and sustainable road network in Timor-Leste. It is expected that by 2015 at least 500 km of national roads will be in maintainable condition, and at least 80% of required road maintenance works will be funded by the budget of the Government.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome of the TA will be that the Ministry of Infrastructure (MOI) and selected development partners (such as JICA and ADB) have improved understanding of the requirement of road network development.
Progress Toward Outcome To be assessed later.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Harmonized road project preparation by MOI, JICA and ADB.

Enhanced road network performance projection and result-based investment planning.

Multimodal transport planning, covering land, sea and air transport, initiated by Ministry of Infrastructure (MOI) and development partners.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Individual consultants have been recruited for (i) road sector investment strategy analysis (ii)environmental safeguard review, (iii) social and gender analysis, and (iv) resettlement. All have completed their respective assignments with the exception of the resettlement specialist whose work is ongoing
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultation was done with the Government and development partners.
During Project Implementation Consultations have beenb undertaken with the Governemnt of Timor-Leste, development partners, and other stakeholders on the standard road project design, including technical, social, and environmental requirements during July and August 2011.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The TA will require 13 person-months of consulting services (8 international and 5 national) and is expected to be completed in 12 months. Individual consultants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consutlants.

Services of consultants on going

Procurement Procurement under the TA will follow ADB's Procurement Guidelines.
Responsible ADB Officer Richard S. Phelps
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Infrastructure
Avenida dos Martire de Patria
Mandarin, Dili, Timor-Leste
Concept Clearance 09 Feb 2011
Fact Finding 28 Feb 2010 to 09 Feb 2011
Approval 13 Dec 2010
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 02 Sep 2011

TA 7698-TIM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2010 - 13 Dec 2010 31 Dec 2011 15 Dec 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 13 Dec 2010 178,689.80
Title Document Type Document Date
Supporting Road Network Development TA Completion Reports Jun 2013

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