The goal of the TA is to facilitate sustainable urban development for low-income communities in Sindh. Its objective, to assist the Government in preparing a project to improve basic urban infrastructure and services in a participatory manner in selected low-income communities in urban centers in Sindh. The project's output will consist of (i) a sectoral and institutional analysis review and data collection study; (ii) a participatory framework for community participation leading to the formulation of priority infrastructure and institutional arrangements; and (iii) a feasibility study suitable for ADB financing.
|Project Name||Sindh Basic Urban Services|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Knowledge solutions
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Description||The goal of the TA is to facilitate sustainable urban development for low-income communities in Sindh. Its objective, to assist the Government in preparing a project to improve basic urban infrastructure and services in a participatory manner in selected low-income communities in urban centers in Sindh. The project's output will consist of (i) a sectoral and institutional analysis review and data collection study; (ii) a participatory framework for community participation leading to the formulation of priority infrastructure and institutional arrangements; and (iii) a feasibility study suitable for ADB financing.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The PPTA is consistent ADB's Country Strategy and Program (2002-2006), which emphasizes support for governance reform programs and devolution, provision of basic urban services and water, inclusive social development, and sustainable environmental management. The PPTA is also fully consistent with the increased emphasis on lending for economic infrastructure, including specifically for urban renewal and development, under ADB's recent country strategy and program updates in 2005 and 2006.|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Six town areas in Northern Sindh: Sukkur, New Sukkur, Rohri, Khairpur, Shikarpur and Larkana.|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA will be implemented over an 8-month period from May 2005 and expected completion in November 2005. A team of international and domestic consultants will be selected and engaged by ADB to provide a total of 60 person-months of consulting services comprising 20 person-months of international consulting and 40 person-months of domestic consulting. The international consultants will include experts in water supply and sanitation, economics and finance, solid waste management, urban governance, policy and institutions and environment. The domestic consultants will include experts in social development and community mobilization, gender and resettlement, groundwater and hydrology, sewerage and drainage, and environment. ADB's full technical proposal approach will be used in selecting consultants.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Wendt, Susanne|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD|
Local Government Department
M. Hanif Channa
Planning and Development Dept, Government of Sindh
|Fact Finding||11 Oct 2004 to 20 Oct 2004|
|Approval||19 Mar 2007|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||11 Apr 2007|
|Last PDS Update||13 Jan 2010|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|23 Dec 2004||09 Jul 2005||09 Jul 2005||31 Dec 2005||31 Aug 2009||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,485,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,485,000.00||23 Dec 2004||1,549,986.91|
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