Timor-Leste: Oecussi and Ermera Water Rehabilitation Project

Sovereign Project | 44130-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Oecussi and Ermera Water Rehabilitation Project
Project Number 44130-012
Country Timor-Leste
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7649-TIM: Oecusii and Ermera Water Rehabilitation Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Rural water supply services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
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

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design

Government: Ministry of Infrastructure, National Directorate for Water Supply and Sanitation, Secretary of State of Oecussi and Provincial government of Ermera and of additional district to be identified, corresponding District , Sub-districts and Sucos of the Project areas.

Civil Society: Population of the town of Pante Makasar and additional town and of the sucos surrounding Debo Lehumo Lake, non-government organizations active in the Project areas, in the case of Eraulo Sub-District and in Pante Makasar those would include Bahkita Center, Caritas, Oxfam, Red FETO and Triangle. Traditional authority figures respected by the communities, such as elders and religious leaders in Project areas.

Others: Donors funding community development and basic infrastructure projects in the District of Ermera and the Autonomous Region of Oecusse.

The PPTA will mobilize the community through suco chiefs and non-government organizations in order to ensure participation in the Project design and preparatory PPTA activities. Additionally, the PPTA will prepare a Consultation & Participation Plan to ensure that communities participate in Project implementation works and O&M of Project infrastructure after Project completion.

During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

One consulting firm will be engaged, through cost- and quality-based selection (QCBS) with the ratio 80 (technical):20 (financial) in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). A total of 41 person-months are required. The TA will: (i) support the EA in preparing a procurement plan and implementation schedule with proposed sequencing of consultant recruitment and procurement bidding and awarding; (ii) develop design requirements for the water supply systems, lake rehabilitation and community based infrastructure proposed under the Project; (iii) prepare technical and economic feasibility studies; (iv) ensure compliance with ADB's safeguards policy and develop a Consultation Plan and Gender Strategy; (v) prepare a realistic estimate of Project cost and implementation timeframe; (vi) develop suitable contract packages and prepare procurement plan; (vii) prepare draft RFP for Project implementation consultants and draft bid documents for civil works; and (viii) assess grant implementing agencies and community counterpart and build their capacity to minimize procurement and financial management risks, including assisting the EA in advance procurement.

Services completed.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Allison Woodruff
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Infrastructure
Avenida dos Martire de Patria
Mandarin, Dili, Timor-Leste


Concept Clearance 14 Nov 2010
Fact Finding 05 Nov 2010 to 12 Nov 2010
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 24 Sep 2013

TA 7649-TIM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Nov 2010 16 Dec 2010 16 Dec 2010 15 Jun 2011 31 Mar 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 0.00 70,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 770,000.00 17 Nov 2010 574,870.04

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