Improved and sustainable road network in Timor-Leste.
|Project Name||Supporting Road Network Development|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Description||Improved and sustainable road network in Timor-Leste.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Government needs assistance in improving the programming of Timor-Leste's transport sector and road network development strategy, and in harmonizing project preparation by the Government and selected partners.|
|Impact||The impact of the TA will be an improved and sustainable road network in Timor-Leste. It is expected that by 2015 at least 500 km of national roads will be in maintainable condition, and at least 80% of required road maintenance works will be funded by the budget of the Government.|
|Description of Outcome||The outcome of the TA will be that the Ministry of Infrastructure (MOI) and selected development partners (such as JICA and ADB) have improved understanding of the requirement of road network development.|
|Progress Toward Outcome||To be assessed later.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Harmonized road project preparation by MOI, JICA and ADB.
Enhanced road network performance projection and result-based investment planning.
Multimodal transport planning, covering land, sea and air transport, initiated by Ministry of Infrastructure (MOI) and development partners.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||Individual consultants have been recruited for (i) road sector investment strategy analysis (ii)environmental safeguard review, (iii) social and gender analysis, and (iv) resettlement. All have completed their respective assignments with the exception of the resettlement specialist whose work is ongoing|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Consultation was done with the Government and development partners.|
|During Project Implementation||Consultations have beenb undertaken with the Governemnt of Timor-Leste, development partners, and other stakeholders on the standard road project design, including technical, social, and environmental requirements during July and August 2011.|
The TA will require 13 person-months of consulting services (8 international and 5 national) and is expected to be completed in 12 months. Individual consultants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consutlants.
Services of consultants on going
|Procurement||Procurement under the TA will follow ADB's Procurement Guidelines.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Phelps, Richard S.|
|Responsible ADB Department||Pacific Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD|
Ministry of Infrastructure
Avenida dos Martire de Patria
Mandarin, Dili, Timor-Leste
|Concept Clearance||09 Feb 2011|
|Fact Finding||28 Feb 2010 to 09 Feb 2011|
|Approval||13 Dec 2010|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||02 Sep 2011|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|13 Dec 2010||-||13 Dec 2010||31 Dec 2011||15 Dec 2012||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|0.00||225,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||225,000.00||13 Dec 2010||178,689.80|
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