One of the four pillars of ADB's Nepal Country Partnership Strategy (2010-2012) is climate change adaptation and environmental sustainability, which includes clean urban development. The TA will support policy development and capacity development of organizations relevant to solid waste management at the central level, essential for improving waste management by the municipalities at the local level.
|Project Name||Capacity Building for Waste Management|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban solid waste management
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||One of the four pillars of ADB's Nepal Country Partnership Strategy (2010-2012) is climate change adaptation and environmental sustainability, which includes clean urban development. The TA will support policy development and capacity development of organizations relevant to solid waste management at the central level, essential for improving waste management by the municipalities at the local level.|
|Impact||Effective and efficient services provided by the SWMC and SWMTSC to municipalities|
|Description of Outcome||Strengthened capacity of the SWMC and SWMTSC under the well-defined policy, regulatory, and institutional framework|
|Progress Toward Outcome||All the outputs of the TA, including reports and activities (seminars, workshops and training) have already been completed. The outputs of the TA helped in strenghtening the capacity of SWMTSC.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
1. Establishment of policy and institutional framework for solid waste management supported
2. Capacity development support to SWMC and SWMTSC provided
3. Regulations, standards, and/or guidelines for improving solid waste management drafted
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||All the activities of the TA have already been completed. All the reports of the consultants have already been received and approved by ADB and the Government. The reports have gone through a series of consultations with stakeholders in the Government and ADB. All seminars and workshops were conducted and results of which were incorporated in the reports. The TA also financed the publication titled "Solid Waste Management in Nepal: Current Status and Policy Recommendations". The publication was based on the findings from this TA.|
|Geographical Location||Mainly Kathmandu|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation||Consultation workshops were held to solicit the views of stakeholders in drafting policies and strategies, regulations, guidelines, and standards. The final workshop discussed these draft documents and reviewed good practices and lessons learned during the implementation of the TA.|
The Technical Assistance will require about 40 person-months of consulting services: 9 person-months of international and 31 person-months of national.
Consulting services for the TA will be engaged by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), in accordance with the ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).
|Responsible ADB Officer||Saito, Norio|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, SARD|
Ministry of Local Development
Shree Mahal, Pulchowk
|Concept Clearance||02 Jul 2010|
|Fact Finding||08 Jul 2010 to 12 Jul 2010|
|Approval||16 Sep 2010|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||14 Jul 2010|
|Last PDS Update||27 Sep 2013|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|16 Sep 2010||14 Oct 2010||14 Oct 2010||30 Apr 2012||30 Sep 2013||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|500,000.00||0.00||100,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||600,000.00||16 Sep 2010||440,682.82|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Capacity Building for Waste Management||TA Completion Reports||Feb 2014|
|Capacity Building for Waste Management: PPP Guidelines for Improving SWM Services and Draft RFQ, RFP & Concession Agreement||Consultants' Reports||Jan 2013|
|Capacity Building for Waste Management: Final Report||Consultants' Reports||Jan 2013|
|Capacity Building for Waste Management: Baseline Study of 58 Municipalities in Nepal||Consultants' Reports||Jan 2013|
|Capacity Building for Waste Management: Organic Composting||Consultants' Reports||Sep 2012|
|Capacity Building for Waste Management: Consolidated Reports||Consultants' Reports||Aug 2012|
|Capacity Building for Waste Management: Status of Solid Waste Management in 58 Municipalities of Nepal||Consultants' Reports||Jul 2012|
|Capacity Building for Waste Management||Technical Assistance Reports||Sep 2010|
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