Philippines: Design of a Pilot Project to Improve Environmental Conditions of Estero de Paco

Sovereign Project | 46308-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Design of a Pilot Project to Improve Environmental Conditions of Estero de Paco
Project Number 46308-001
Country Philippines
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8135-PHI: Design of a Pilot Project to Improve Environmental Conditions of Estero De Paco
Spanish Cooperation Fund for Technical Assistance US$ 220,000.00
TA 8135-PHI: Design of a Pilot Project to Improve Environmental Conditions of Estero de Paco - Supplementary
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 220,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
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) The consulting firm (INCLAM) mobilized on 1 February 2013. Inception Report has been submitted.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC), proposed EA, is already involved in activities for the Pasig River Recovery. However, its managerial/ institutional/organizational/ capacity will be assessed within the TA. It is suggested that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Metro Manila Development Authority, local governments and water utilities will also be included.
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The SSTA will require an estimated seven person-months (PMs) of international and 12 PMs of national consultancy services. ADB will engage the consultants, following ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time), using quality- and cost-based selection method. Because the consultancy services have a high level of complexity, the proposed scoring for the international firms is 90 for the technical proposal and 10 for the financial proposal. No procurement will be carried out under the TA. Disbursements will be done in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (May 2010, as amended from time to time). The PRRC will be responsible for providing the agreed-upon counterpart resources.

The consultant positions will comprise of the following:

(i) River rehabilitation specialist (TL) (International, 2 PMs);

(ii) Water quality and waste water specialist (International, 2 PMs);

(iii) Environmental engineer/science specialist (International, 3 PMs);

(iv) River hydraulics/hydrology specialist (National, 3 PMs);

(v) Civil engineer (National, 5 PMs);

(vi) Social development specialist (National, 3 PMs); and

(vii) Economist (National, 1 PM).

Procurement No procurement will be carried out under the TA.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Javier Coloma Brotons
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission
2nd Flr, MWSS Engineering Bldg.
Katipunan Road, Old Balara,
Quezon City, Philippines


Concept Clearance 05 Sep 2012
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Mar 2013

TA 8135-PHI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Aug 2012 - 08 Aug 2012 30 Mar 2013 31 Jan 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 440,000.00 5,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 445,000.00 08 Aug 2012 438,360.94

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