Regional: Mitigation of Hazardous Waste Contamination in Urban Areas: Supporting Inclusive Growth

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Project Name Mitigation of Hazardous Waste Contamination in Urban Areas: Supporting Inclusive Growth
Project Number 47144-001
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8458-REG: Mitigation of Hazardous Waste Contamination in Urban Areas: Supporting Inclusive Growth
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Health - Disease control of communicable disease - Health system development

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban hazardous waste management - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

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) Consultants mobilized in August 2014. Revised Inception Report submitted in July 2015. Midterm Report submitted in September 2015.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Requests were received by the ADB from the respective governments through Indonesia's Ministry of Environment (MOE) and the Philippines' Department of Environment and natural Resources (DENR) for Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) assistance to help in piloting activities on mitigating the causes of public health and other social impacts and issues of industrial pollutions by gold smelting, tanneries and lead battery recycling in selected urban areas. The reconnaissance mission conducted by ADB from 20 February to 8 March 2013 involved discussions with representatives and officials from the Embassies of Japan and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) offices in Jakarta and Manila, the MOE and State Ministry of National Development Planning in Jakarta, the DENR and the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) in Manila, and the stakeholders from the proposed project sites which included NGOs, and community and local government representatives. All the government agencies and organizations met during the mission expressed their full support to the project, and concurred with the project design.
During Project Implementation

The TA will be implemented over 14 months. ADB will be the TA's executing agency (EA) with the Urban Development and Water Division, Southeast Asia Department as the focal and supported by the Sustainable Infrastructure Division, Regional and Sustainable Development Department. The implementing agencies (IA) in the two countries are:

(i) Indonesia Office of Hazardous Waste, Hazardous Substance, and Solid Waste Management, Ministry of Environment.

(ii) Philippines Foreign Assisted and Special Project Office (with support from the Environmental Management Bureau), Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

The specific pilot locations for the TA are: the districts of Bogor and Tegal in the Greater Jakarta Area, Indonesia, and the municipalities of Marilao, Meycauayan, and Obando in the Province of Bulacan in the Philippines which is part of the Metropolitan Manila Bay Region.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The capacity development technical assistance (TA) will require the services of a consulting firm with a team of experts with experience and track record in industrial pollution, urban and community development, and project management. A total of 126 person-months of consulting services will be engaged by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for this TA. A team of international and national consultants will be engaged by ADB to provide a total of 114 person-months of consulting services. The international team of experts will be based either in Manila or Jakarta with intermittent travels in between. In addition to the 114 person months, individual consultants will also be recruited to provide project support within ADB (8 person-months for a national consultant), and to prepare the guidebook on industrial pollution mitigation for small and medium-sized enterprises (2 person-months for an international consultant and 2 person-months for a national consultant).
Procurement The consultant selection process shall be executed in compliance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and its Borrowers (2010, amended from time to time). The consulting firms will be recruited using the QCBS method with a technical-financial ratio of 90:10. Individual consultants will be selected through individual consultant selection method. The consultants, their key tasks to be performed, and deliverables are listed below.

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
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance 17 Jun 2013
Fact Finding 17 Jun 2013 to 04 Jul 2013
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Sep 2015

TA 8458-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Sep 2013 - 17 Sep 2013 31 Dec 2015 31 Aug 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 17 Sep 2013 508,057.33

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