Myanmar: Irrigation Command Area Development

Sovereign Project | 47152-001

Summary

The PPTA will prepare an investment project for irrigated agriculture, including gathering of information and other baseline data, survey and feasibility study of the subprojects, and address the required due diligence: (i) assess the technical feasibility of the project based on the prioritized subprojects; (ii) conduct due diligence on the economic and financial feasibility of the project; (iii) conduct financial management and procurement capacity assessment and identify training needs; (iv) assess the impacts on poverty, social and gender; (v) conduct due diligence and prepare safeguards requirements; (vi) prepare project documents, including the draft report and recommendation of the President (RRP) and key linked documents.

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Project Name Irrigation Command Area Development
Project Number 47152-001
Country Myanmar
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8583-MYA: Irrigation Command Area Development
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.20 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Irrigation
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The PPTA will prepare an investment project for irrigated agriculture, including gathering of information and other baseline data, survey and feasibility study of the subprojects, and address the required due diligence: (i) assess the technical feasibility of the project based on the prioritized subprojects; (ii) conduct due diligence on the economic and financial feasibility of the project; (iii) conduct financial management and procurement capacity assessment and identify training needs; (iv) assess the impacts on poverty, social and gender; (v) conduct due diligence and prepare safeguards requirements; (vi) prepare project documents, including the draft report and recommendation of the President (RRP) and key linked documents.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The Government of Republic of Union of Myanmar requested Asian Development Bank (ADB) for support for the improvement of rural infrastructure, including small and medium-scale irrigation systems, rural roads, and broader development of the rural sector during the preparation of the Country Business Operations Plan for 2014-2016 and the Initial Sector Assessment, Strategy, and Roadmap in agriculture, natural resources and environment sector of Myanmar (April 2013). A project preparatory assistance (PPTA) will help ensure compliance with ADB's requirements and incorporation of international best practices in the project design.
Impact
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 Consultations with stakeholders will be conducted during the PPTA and continue throughout the project cycle. The farmers will participate in rehabilitation and construction of tertiary and on-farm canals. Training programs for irrigation management and higher value agriculture will be provided to the farmers.
During Project Implementation The main stakeholders which are the farmers in project areas and the government officials, will be involved in subproject planning, designing irrigation system, construction works and operation and maintenance (O&M).
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services A total of 94.0 person-months (pm) of consulting services (consisting of 24.0 pm of international and 70.0 pm of national input) are required for project preparation. The consulting services will be recruited from a firm selected using QCBS method at a ratio of 80:20 based on a full technical proposal. The consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Pavit Ramachandran
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Irrigation DepartmentMinistry of Agriculture & Forest
9/12 Strand, Kambe Road, Yankin
Yangon, Union of Myanmar
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 16 Dec 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2015

TA 8583-MYA

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Dec 2013 08 Apr 2014 08 Apr 2014 30 Dec 2014 30 Dec 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,200,000.00 16 Dec 2013 451,576.77

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