Regional: Support to Urban Infrastructure Development and Financing

Sovereign Project | 45102-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Support to Urban Infrastructure Development and Financing
Project Number 45102-001
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7918-REG: Support to Urban Infrastructure Development and Financing
Urban Environmental Infrastructure Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.70 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Finance - Infrastructure finance and investment funds

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
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
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The proposed TA will be executed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Regional and Sustainable Infrastructure Division (RSID) will implement the TA in close coordination with ODs responsible for urban infrastructure projects. Details on project proposal submission, and review procedures, will be developed in consultation with ODs. The proposed TA will require 40 person months of international specialist inputs in the area of infrastructure project development and management, finance, project economics, and public private partnerships; 48 person months of national specialist inputs with expertise similar to that of the international experts and 24 person months of individual national consultant inputs for fund coordination. The terms of reference for consultants are in appendix 3. In general, individual consultants will be engaged. However, consulting firms will be hired in limited cases, depending on the requirements of the project. No team leader has, therefore, been nominated. The number of experts and their titles will also vary as per particular project requirements and have, therefore, not been specified. Similarly, outputs and titles of each individual consultant cannot be specifically defined as they will depend on the particulars of the assignment/project. Consultants will be hired and managed by the ODs and will report to them. ODs will provide a short brief on the results of the project to RSID, for results monitoring. All consultants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). In addition to activities under components A, B and C, funds can be used to procure goods and equipment. Procurement will follow ADB's procurement guidelines (2010 amended from time to time), and its turnover and disposal arrangements upon completion of the TA, as amended from time to time. The TA will be disbursed in accordance with ADB's TA Disbursement Handbook (May 2010, amended from time to time). The start and completion time frame of the TA is November 2011 to November 2013. ODs will make a footnote reference in their project documentation to the upstream/supplementary activities of their project that will be implemented under this RETA. The expected outputs and outcome evaluation will be disseminated through workshops and through feedback into prospective projects in the pipeline.
Procurement TBD

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Joris van Etten
Responsible ADB Department Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Responsible ADB Division SDAS
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance 24 Mar 2011
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 12 Oct 2011

TA 7918-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Nov 2011 - 16 Nov 2011 30 Nov 2013 30 Dec 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,700,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,700,000.00 16 Nov 2011 1,502,312.95

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