Nepal: Transport Connectivity Sector Project

Sovereign Project | 37266-012 Status: Archived

Project Details

Project Officer
Zhang, Nianshan South Asia Department Request for information
  • Nepal
  • Technical Assistance
  • Transport
Project Name Transport Connectivity Sector Project
Project Number 37266-012
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4347-NEP: Transport Connectivity Sector Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements

The overall goal of the transport connectivity sector project is to improve the feeder road connectivity from Strategic Road Network SRN to rural areas., and increase the capacity and efficiency of the road network in the country. Efficient transport and improved connectivity to rural areas is key to poverty reduction.

The main outputs of the TA will comprise (i) a medium term transport connectivity program, with a time-bound action plan for achieving the overall sector objectives; and (ii) a road investment sector project that is geographically focused, economically viable, technically feasible, and socially and environmentally sound.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

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 A
Indigenous Peoples B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will be implemented over 9 months, beginning around November 2004 and ending in August 2005. A multidisciplinary team of consultants will provide about 16 person-months of international and 40 person-months of domestic inputs. The consultants will have expertise in (i) institutional and private sector development; (ii) regional transportation planning and transport economics, (iii) road engineering, (iv) road safety, (v) environment, (vi) resettlement, and (vii) social development.
Procurement None

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Zhang, Nianshan
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport
Singha Durbar


Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 03 Mar 2004 to 09 Mar 2004
Approval 04 Jun 2004
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 17 Aug 2007

TA 4347-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Jun 2004 29 Jul 2004 29 Jul 2004 31 Jul 2005 31 Jul 2006 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 04 Jun 2004 559,517.32

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Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Transport Connectivity Sector Project Technical Assistance Reports Jun 2004

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