The Project aims to assist the Government in preparing an investment project suitable for ADB financing through its Sector Loan modality. The Project will include a combination of water supply, including construction of new systems and rehabilitation of old ones, sanitation, and health and hygiene education components. It also aims to substantially increase transparency and stakeholder involvement in the initial design process, increase participation at all levels of project implementation and complement the activities of other donors in the sector. The TA will be carried out in three phases.
|Project Name||Community-based Water Supply and Sanitation Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Rural sanitation - Rural water supply services
Health / Health system development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Description||The Project aims to assist the Government in preparing an investment project suitable for ADB financing through its Sector Loan modality. The Project will include a combination of water supply, including construction of new systems and rehabilitation of old ones, sanitation, and health and hygiene education components. It also aims to substantially increase transparency and stakeholder involvement in the initial design process, increase participation at all levels of project implementation and complement the activities of other donors in the sector. The TA will be carried out in three phases. Phase 1 will analyze and map poverty and coverage data, identify priority areas, conduct a social assessment in the target areas, analyze the evolving institutional structure of the sector, and compare the institutional and financial arrangements of the various donors active in the sector; Phase 2 will include a series of workshops/consensus building sessions to involve NGOs, various government agencies, and other stakeholders in the project design process; and Phase 3 will further refine the project framework developed by the stakeholders into an investment project suitable for ADB financing.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||About 15 person-months of international and 62 person-months of domestic consulting services will be required from consulting firms with expertise in rural water supply and sanitation, institutional development, social and gender development, facilitation and consensus building, and geographical information system. The consutlants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Nayana Mawilmada|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, SARD|
Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport
Mr. D. Pyakural, Secretary
Singha Durbar Kathmandu Nepal
|Concept Clearance||19 Oct 2001|
|Fact Finding||18 Nov 2001 to 28 Nov 2001|
|Approval||13 Mar 2002|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||04 Dec 2006|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|13 Mar 2002||22 Apr 2002||22 Apr 2002||31 Dec 2002||31 Aug 2003||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|750,000.00||0.00||160,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||910,000.00||13 Mar 2002||736,037.67|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Preparing the Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation Project||Technical Assistance Reports||Mar 2002|
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