The objective of the TA is to prepare a follow-on sector investment project, which will address poverty reduction, environmental protection and gender issues through the development of small-scale (less than 100 ha) CMI schemes in selected northern provinces.
|Project Name||Northern Community-Managed Irrigation Sector Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development - Irrigation
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The objective of the TA is to prepare a follow-on sector investment project, which will address poverty reduction, environmental protection and gender issues through the development of small-scale (less than 100 ha) CMI schemes in selected northern provinces. The TA will comprise the following major activities: (i) review lessons learnt from ongoing projects in relation to current policies; (ii) undertake analyses of institutional capacity at national, province, district and village water users associations (WUAs) levels; (iii) determine the northern provinces to be included in the proposed project taking into consideration the stakeholders' priorities and Government's implementation; (iv) review and upgrade the completed appraisal studies on sample subprojects.; (v) conduct a social and environmental assessment of sample subprojects with particular emphasis on poverty reduction and environmental protection; (vi) analyze the cost effectiveness and financial sustainability; and (vii) develop a sector investment package and necessary supporting mechanism for sustainable and affordable CMI.|
|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)|
|Geographical Location||Northern provinces of Lao PDR.|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA work will be carried out by a team of experts from an international consulting firm in association with domestic consultants. Other details of consulting services to be required will be determined during the fact-finding mission. Procurement of one service vehicle will be proposed to facilitate the work of the consultants.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Phanouvong, Sisavanh|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD|
Department of Irrigation
Mr. Phuovieng Latdavong, Permanent Secretary
P.O. Box 5192, Vientiane Lao People's Democratic Republic
|Concept Clearance||10 Mar 2001|
|Fact Finding||11 Jun 2001 to 19 Jun 2001|
|Approval||11 Sep 2001|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||01 Jun 2007|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|11 Sep 2001||26 Oct 2001||26 Oct 2001||31 Dec 2002||15 Dec 2004||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|700,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||700,000.00||11 Sep 2001||697,544.64|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Preparing the Northern Community-Managed Irrigation Sector Project||Technical Assistance Reports||Sep 2001|
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