Bangladesh: Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project

Sovereign Project | 44212-013 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is helping Bangladesh develop climate-resilient infrastructure in eight vulnerable coastal pourashavas (secondary towns). The project will include investments in water supply and sanitation facilities, cyclone shelters, emergency access roads and bridges, and other municipal infrastructure. It will also strengthen urban planning and disaster preparedness, and conduct outreach activities.

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Project Name Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project
Project Number 44212-013
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0394-BAN: Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement
Strategic Climate Fund US$ 10.40 million
Grant 0395-BAN: Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation US$ 1.60 million
Loan 3133-BAN: Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 52.00 million
Loan 8284-BAN: Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement
Strategic Climate Fund US$ 30.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Urban roads and traffic management

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome It was made effective in September 2014. Planning and procurement process are on-going.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Procurement process is in progress

Procurement process is in progress

Bidding started for Amtali Pourashava Water supply system. For other Pourashavas bidding documents are being prepared.

Subprojects have been finalized. Procurement will start in 2016

Subprojects have been finalized. Procurement will start in 2016

Procurement process is in progress

Institutional support consultants are working with project towns towards meeting the performance criteria for receiving the stage 2 funding related to economic infrastructure. Subject to fulfillment of performance criteria subprojects for batch 1 towns will be identified by 2015 and for batch 2 towns by 2016.

Institutional Capacity and Community Development Consultants (ICCDC) have been mobilized and work has started.

Institutional Capacity and Community Development Consultants (ICCDC) have been mobilized and work has started

Institutional Capacity and Community Development Consultants (ICCDC) have been mobilized and work has started

Institutional Capacity and Community Development Consultants (ICCDC) have been mobilized and work has started

Institutional Capacity and Community Development Consultants (ICCDC) have been mobilized and work has started

GAP for the project has been finalized. GAP and PRAP for towns will be developed after the mobilization og Gender Consultants under ICCDC component

Institutional Capacity and Community Development Consultants (ICCDC) have been mobilized and work has started

Institutional Capacity and Community Development Consultants (ICCDC) have been mobilized and work has started

QPR are submitted on time

Ongoing. Will be assessed during mid term and final assessment

Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects No significant environmental impacts. IEEs and EARF prepared. EA is providing update in the quarterly progress reports and due to submit semi-annual reports starting from June 2015. For all works packages, IEEs and EMPs are prepared as part of the bidding document.
Involuntary Resettlement No significant environmental impacts. RPs and RF prepared. EA is provising update in the quarterly progress reports and due to submit semi-annual reports starting from June 2015. For all works packages, resettlement plans (RPs) or Due diligence reports as appropriate are prepared as part of the bidding document.
Indigenous Peoples No impacts anticipated.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design A consultation and participation plan prepared.
During Project Implementation A consultation and participation plan prepared.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services All consultants will be recruited according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (March 2013 as amended from time to time). An estimated 1,413 person-months (110 international and 1,303 national) of consulting services are required. There are two major packages: (i) project management and supervision consultancies, and (ii) institutional capacity and community development consultant will be recruited following the quality- and cost-based selection (QCBS) or quality-based selection (QBS) with a 90:10 ratio.
Procurement All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (March 2013, as amended from time to time). Since this project involves both ADB-administered cofinancing resources and ADF resources, universal procurement will apply.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Elma Morsheda
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Bangladesh Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development, and Co-operatives
Rural Development and Cooperatives
Room 632, Bldg 7
Block-B, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh
Local Government Engineering Department
SSWRDSP@LGED.ORG
LGED Bhaban (Level 6), Agargaon
Sher-e-Bangla Nagar,
Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
Department of Public Health Engineering
DPHE Bhaban, 14 Shaheed Captain Mansur
Ali Sarani, Kakrail
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Timetable

Concept Clearance 31 Jul 2012
Fact Finding 01 Sep 2013 to 16 Sep 2013
MRM 28 Oct 2013
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2016

Grant 0394-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Jun 2014 29 Jun 2014 19 Sep 2014 31 Dec 2020 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 33.50 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 27 Jun 2014 0.00 3.02 29%
Counterpart 23.10 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 10.40 27 Jun 2014 0.00 1.33 13%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - Partly satisfactory - -

Grant 0395-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Jun 2014 29 Jun 2014 19 Sep 2014 31 Dec 2020 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 1.60 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 27 Jun 2014 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 1.60 27 Jun 2014 0.00 0.00 0%

Loan 3133-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Jun 2014 29 Jun 2014 19 Sep 2014 31 Dec 2020 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 52.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 52.00 27 Jun 2014 17.32 0.00 37%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 27 Jun 2014 8.18 0.00 17%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - Satisfactory - -

Loan 8284-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Jun 2014 29 Jun 2014 19 Sep 2014 31 Dec 2020 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 30.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 27 Jun 2014 0.00 8.95 30%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 30.00 27 Jun 2014 0.00 3.91 13%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - Satisfactory - -
Title Document Type Document Date
Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project: Audited Project Financial Statements (July 2014-June 2015) Audited Project Financial Statements Dec 2015
Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project: Audited Project Financial Statements (1 July 2013-30 June 2014) Audited Project Financial Statements Dec 2014
উপকূলী শহরাঞ্চলে পরিবেশগত অবকাঠামো প্রকল্প : প্রকল্প তথ্যপত্র Translated PDS Jul 2014
Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Jun 2014
Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project Gender Action Plans Jun 2014
Loan Agreement (ADB Strategic Climate Fund) for Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Jun 2014
Project Agreement for Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project Project/Program Agreement Jun 2014
Grant Agreement (ADB Strategic Climate Fund) for Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project Grant Agreement Jun 2014
Grant Agreement (Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility) for Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project Grant Agreement Jun 2014
Loan Agreement (Special Operations) for Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project Loan Agreement (Special Operations) Jun 2014
Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project Project/Program Administration Manual May 2014
Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Apr 2014
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Feb 2013

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project: Semiannual Environmental and Social Monitoring Report (July 2015) Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project: Mathbaria Cyclone Shelter Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2014
Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project: Pirojpur Cyclone Shelter Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2014
Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project: Mathbaria Cyclone Shelter Subproject Initial Environmental Examination May 2014
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project: Pirojpur Town Resettlement Plans Oct 2013
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project: Galachipa Cyclone Shelters Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project Resettlement Frameworks Oct 2013
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project: Galachipa Sanitation Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project: Amtali Town Resettlement Plans Oct 2013
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project: Mathbaria Water Supply Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project: Galachipa Town Resettlement Plans Oct 2013
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Oct 2013
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project: Pirojpur Drainage Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project: Mathbaria Town Resettlement Plans Oct 2013
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project: Amtali Water Supply Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013
Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project: Pirojpur Roads and Bridges Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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