Myanmar: Irrigation Command Area Development Project

Sovereign Project | 47152-001 Status: Active

Summary

The PPTA will prepare an investment project for irrigated agriculture, including gathering of information and other baseline data, survey and feasibility study of the subprojects, and address the required due diligence: (i) assess the technical feasibility of the project based on the prioritized subprojects; (ii) conduct due diligence on the economic and financial feasibility of the project; (iii) conduct financial management and procurement capacity assessment and identify training needs; (iv) assess the impacts on poverty, social and gender; (v) conduct due diligence and prepare safeguards requirements; (vi) prepare project documents, including the draft report and recommendation of the President (RRP) and key linked documents.

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Project Name Irrigation Command Area Development Project
Project Number 47152-001
Country Myanmar
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8583-MYA: Irrigation Command Area Development
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.20 million
TA 8583-MYA: Irrigation Command Area Development (Supplementary)
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Irrigation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The PPTA will prepare an investment project for irrigated agriculture, including gathering of information and other baseline data, survey and feasibility study of the subprojects, and address the required due diligence: (i) assess the technical feasibility of the project based on the prioritized subprojects; (ii) conduct due diligence on the economic and financial feasibility of the project; (iii) conduct financial management and procurement capacity assessment and identify training needs; (iv) assess the impacts on poverty, social and gender; (v) conduct due diligence and prepare safeguards requirements; (vi) prepare project documents, including the draft report and recommendation of the President (RRP) and key linked documents.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The Government of Republic of Union of Myanmar requested Asian Development Bank (ADB) for support for the improvement of rural infrastructure, including small and medium-scale irrigation systems, rural roads, and broader development of the rural sector during the preparation of the Country Business Operations Plan for 2014-2016 and the Initial Sector Assessment, Strategy, and Roadmap in agriculture, natural resources and environment sector of Myanmar (April 2013). A project preparatory assistance (PPTA) will help ensure compliance with ADB's requirements and incorporation of international best practices in the project design.
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultations with stakeholders will be conducted during the PPTA and continue throughout the project cycle. The farmers will participate in rehabilitation and construction of tertiary and on-farm canals. Training programs for irrigation management and higher value agriculture will be provided to the farmers.
During Project Implementation The main stakeholders which are the farmers in project areas and the government officials, will be involved in subproject planning, designing irrigation system, construction works and operation and maintenance (O&M).

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A total of 94.0 person-months (pm) of consulting services (consisting of 24.0 pm of international and 70.0 pm of national input) are required for project preparation. The consulting services will be recruited from a firm selected using QCBS method at a ratio of 80:20 based on a full technical proposal. The consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Pavit Ramachandran
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Irrigation Department
Ministry of Agriculture & Forest
9/12 Strand, Kambe Road, Yankin
Yangon, Union of Myanmar

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 16 Dec 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2016

TA 8583-MYA

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Dec 2013 08 Apr 2014 08 Apr 2014 30 Dec 2014 31 Dec 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,200,000.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,700,000.00 16 Dec 2013 1,033,408.05

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Irrigated Agriculture Inclusive Development Project: Resettlement and Ethnic Group Framework Combined Resettlement Framework and Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks Jul 2016
Irrigated Agriculture Inclusive Development Project: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2015

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