Myanmar: Maximizing Transport Benefits through Community Engagement Project

Sovereign Project | 46422-002 Status: Approved


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Project Name Maximizing Transport Benefits through Community Engagement Project
Project Number 46422-002
Country Myanmar
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8304-MYA: Maximizing Transport Benefits through Community Engagement
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 190,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Maximize transport benefits through community engagement
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved community participation in the GMS EWEC project
Progress Toward Outcome Activities on-going. Implement Communication Strategy
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Developed target group (especially indigenous peoples) analysis to enhance meaningful participation in the GMS EWEC project

Increased impact of road project among target communities

MOC staff with greater understanding of how a community can leverage the impact of a road project

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Activities on-going. Communication Strategy prepared for GMS EWEC Eindu to Kawkareik Road Improvement Project. Initial workshops and briefing meetings held with State Minister and stakeholders along the road corridor.
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Initial communication strategy stakeholder meetings held along the corridor during June 2015.
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

ADB will engage a nongovernment organization (NGO) to implement project activities through a competitive bidding process. The successful NGO will have experience in working in conflict-affected areas and in community mobilization for infrastructure projects. Experience in Myanmar will be an added advantage.

Implementation will require a team of 3 key specialists, including a community development manager, a gender specialist, and a project administrator.

Responsible ADB Officer James Leather
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Construction
Dept of Highways, Room No.702,Bldg no.2
(B),Bagan Housing, Anawratha Rd, Blk 334
/344, Landmadaw Township,Yangon,Myanmar
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 21 Dec 2012
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 04 Sep 2015

TA 8304-MYA

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 Dec 2012 - 21 Dec 2012 31 Jul 2014 31 Dec 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
190,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 190,000.00 21 Dec 2012 28,168.00

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