Project Name Greater Mekong Subregion Flood and Drought Risk Management and Mitigation Project
Project Number 40190-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6456-REG: Greater Mekong Subregion Flood and Drought Risk Management and Mitigation Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Climate Fund US$ 162,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Rural flood protection

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban flood protection

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The Final Reports for each country, which provided an agreed design of the resulting investment projects, were submitted on 11 November 2011.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The country roadmaps were submitted in the first half of 2010. The Regional Road Map was submitted in December 2010. The Final Reports for each country were submitted on 11 November 2011.

The investment projects were approved on 6 November 2012 (LAO and VIE) and 12 December 2012 (CAM). All the financing agreements have been signed (CAM 17 January 2013, LAO 4 December 2012, and VIE 21 December 2012). The LAO project is expected to be effective in March 2013, CAM in April 2013 and VIE in May 2013.

Geographical Location Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation Stakeholder analysis and participation in the preparation of regional and national road maps for flood and drought risk management and mitigation are key features of the project design. The consultations with national, provincial, district, and community stakeholders, held throughout the design phase of the country investment projects, ensured that the proposed investments are appropriately targeted and addressed the needs of the vulnerable communities.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consulting firm inputs have been rendered. Selected individual consultants continue to assist the executing agencies with start-up activities in preparation for the expected loan effectiveness and start of implementation of the ensuing projects.
Procurement Office equipment have been procured using ADB's Procurement Guidelines. These equipment have been transferred to the implementing agencies.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Teoh, Su Chin
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Mar 2014

TA 6456-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Apr 2008 - 23 Apr 2008 31 Mar 2010 31 Mar 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
2,000,000.00 162,000.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,662,000.00 23 Apr 2008 2,141,125.37

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