|Project Name||Maximizing Transport Benefits through Community Engagement Project|
|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|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||Maximize transport benefits through community engagement|
|Description of Outcome||Improved community participation in the GMS EWEC project|
|Progress Toward Outcome||TA complete; outputs of TA have been factored into the design of Loan 3310-MYA to strengthen community involvement in the project. With the start of the implementation of loan 3310-MYA community involvement has begun in Q1 2017.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Developed target group (especially indigenous peoples) analysis to enhance meaningful participation in the GMS EWEC project
Increased impact of road project among target communities
MOC staff with greater understanding of how a community can leverage the impact of a road project
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||A Communication Strategy was prepared for Loan 3310-MYA based on the outputs of the TA. Delivery of the Communication Strategy will ensure the TA findings are incorporated during project implementation.|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||A communication strategy was prepared based on extensive engagement and dialogue with key stakeholder groups through meetings and workshops held under the TA.|
|During Project Implementation||The communication strategy will be used during project implementation to ensure continued community engagement and involvement in the project.|
ADB will engage a nongovernment organization (NGO) to implement project activities through a competitive bidding process. The successful NGO will have experience in working in conflict-affected areas and in community mobilization for infrastructure projects. Experience in Myanmar will be an added advantage.
Implementation will require a team of 3 key specialists, including a community development manager, a gender specialist, and a project administrator.
|Responsible ADB Officer||Leather, James|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Transport and Communications Division, SERD|
Ministry of Construction
Department of Highways Office Building No. 11 Naypyitaw, Myanmar
|Approval||21 Dec 2012|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||31 Mar 2017|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|21 Dec 2012||-||21 Dec 2012||31 Jul 2014||31 Dec 2015||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|190,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||190,000.00||21 Dec 2012||146,520.70|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Maximizing Transport Benefits through Community Engagement Project: Technical Assistance Completion Report||TA Completion Reports||Jun 2017|
|Maximizing Transport Benefits through Community Engagement Project: Guidance Report on Kayin and Mon States - Context, Stakeholders and Engagement||Consultants' Reports||Dec 2015|
|Maximizing Transport Benefits through Community Engagement Project: Technical Assistance Consultant’s Report||Consultants' Reports||Oct 2014|
Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
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