51242-001: Resilient Communities Development Project | Asian Development Bank

Myanmar: Resilient Communities Development Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51242-001 Status: Approved

The project will support government's policy of strengthening resilience through rural livelihoods and village infrastructure by incorporating climate and disaster risk considerations in planning, design and implementation of community interventions. The project will also build capacities of villagers, township and village tract level administrations and strengthen mechanisms in delivering basic services and livelihood support to the poorest communities in rural Myanmar. It will adopt a proven community based development approach to deliver community infrastructure and livelihood projects to 25 poor townships covering 1,000 village tracts and an estimated 4,000 villages, covering approximately 600,000 households.

Project Details

Project Officer
Ramachandran, Pavit Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Myanmar
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
 
Project Name Resilient Communities Development Project
Project Number 51242-001
Country Myanmar
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9413-MYA: Resilient Communities Development Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Climate Change Fund US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Irrigation - Rural flood protection - Rural market infrastructure - Rural water supply services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The project will support government's policy of strengthening resilience through rural livelihoods and village infrastructure by incorporating climate and disaster risk considerations in planning, design and implementation of community interventions. The project will also build capacities of villagers, township and village tract level administrations and strengthen mechanisms in delivering basic services and livelihood support to the poorest communities in rural Myanmar. It will adopt a proven community based development approach to deliver community infrastructure and livelihood projects to 25 poor townships covering 1,000 village tracts and an estimated 4,000 villages, covering approximately 600,000 households.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The project supports the government's RDSF (2014) that promotes resilient communities in pursuit of agricultural and rural development and advances implementation of the Myanmar National Framework for Community Disaster Resilience. The project is consistent with ADB's country partnership strategy (2017-2021) and is included in ADB's country operations business plan (2018-2020).
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
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples A
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultations have been conducted with the government, development partners and civil society.
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA will require 43 person-months of international and 77 person months of national consulting. ADB will engage individual consultants.
Responsible ADB Officer Ramachandran, Pavit
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Department of Rural Development
Office No. 14 Na Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation
Office Bldg No. 15, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Timetable
Concept Clearance 02 Sep 2017
Fact Finding 30 Jun 2017 to 30 Jun 2017
MRM -
Approval 30 Oct 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Jul 2017

TA 9413-MYA

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Oct 2017 - - 30 Jun 2019 - -
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 26 Oct 2017 0.00

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Community Livelihood Specialist / Team Leader Individual - Consulting Active 11 Dec 2017 17 Dec 2017
TRTA Consultants Firm - Consulting Active 11 Dec 2017 09 Jan 2018

Contracts Awarded

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