Nepal: Capacity Building for Waste Management

Sovereign Project | 44069-012

Summary

One of the four pillars of ADB's Nepal Country Partnership Strategy (2010-2012) is climate change adaptation and environmental sustainability, which includes clean urban development. The TA will support policy development and capacity development of organizations relevant to solid waste management at the central level, essential for improving waste management by the municipalities at the local level.

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Project Name Capacity Building for Waste Management
Project Number 44069-012
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7597-NEP: Capacity Building for Waste Management
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban solid waste management
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy One of the four pillars of ADB's Nepal Country Partnership Strategy (2010-2012) is climate change adaptation and environmental sustainability, which includes clean urban development. The TA will support policy development and capacity development of organizations relevant to solid waste management at the central level, essential for improving waste management by the municipalities at the local level.
Impact Effective and efficient services provided by the SWMC and SWMTSC to municipalities
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Strengthened capacity of the SWMC and SWMTSC under the well-defined policy, regulatory, and institutional framework
Progress Toward Outcome All the outputs of the TA, including reports and activities (seminars, workshops and training) have already been completed. The outputs of the TA helped in strenghtening the capacity of SWMTSC.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Establishment of policy and institutional framework for solid waste management supported

2. Capacity development support to SWMC and SWMTSC provided

3. Regulations, standards, and/or guidelines for improving solid waste management drafted

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) All the activities of the TA have already been completed. All the reports of the consultants have already been received and approved by ADB and the Government. The reports have gone through a series of consultations with stakeholders in the Government and ADB. All seminars and workshops were conducted and results of which were incorporated in the reports. The TA also financed the publication titled "Solid Waste Management in Nepal: Current Status and Policy Recommendations". The publication was based on the findings from this TA.
Geographical Location Mainly Kathmandu
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation Consultation workshops were held to solicit the views of stakeholders in drafting policies and strategies, regulations, guidelines, and standards. The final workshop discussed these draft documents and reviewed good practices and lessons learned during the implementation of the TA.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The Technical Assistance will require about 40 person-months of consulting services: 9 person-months of international and 31 person-months of national.

Consulting services for the TA will be engaged by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), in accordance with the ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible ADB Officer Norio Saito
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Local DevelopmentShree Mahal, Pulchowk
Lalitpur
Nepal
Timetable
Concept Clearance 02 Jul 2010
Fact Finding 08 Jul 2010 to 12 Jul 2010
MRM -
Approval 16 Sep 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 14 Jul 2010
Last PDS Update 27 Sep 2013

TA 7597-NEP

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Sep 2010 14 Oct 2010 14 Oct 2010 30 Apr 2012 30 Sep 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 16 Sep 2010 440,682.82

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