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Timor-Leste: Urban Services Improvement Sector Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 47364-001 Status: Closed

The project preparatory TA will: (i) conduct assessments of existing water supply and solid waste management systems, including surveys and stakeholder consultations; (ii) develop water supply and solid waste investment strategies for Dili to help identify and prioritize project components for the ensuing loan project; (iii) determine the feasibility of the proposed investments for priority infrastructure and systems improvements, (iv) ensure that detailed design work supervised by DNSA is carried out to the required quality, and (v) identify appropriate project management arrangements to ensure that MOP and Estatal have adequate capacity to implement the project.

Project Details

Project Officer
Ribeiro, Tiago Pacific Department Request for information
Country
  • Timor-Leste
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
 
Project Name Urban Services Improvement Sector Project
Project Number 47364-001
Country Timor-Leste
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8750-TIM: Urban Services Improvement Sector Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Urban Environmental Infrastructure Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility US$ 180,000.00
TA 8750-TIM: Urban Services Improvement Sector (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban solid waste management - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The project preparatory TA will: (i) conduct assessments of existing water supply and solid waste management systems, including surveys and stakeholder consultations; (ii) develop water supply and solid waste investment strategies for Dili to help identify and prioritize project components for the ensuing loan project; (iii) determine the feasibility of the proposed investments for priority infrastructure and systems improvements, (iv) ensure that detailed design work supervised by DNSA is carried out to the required quality, and (v) identify appropriate project management arrangements to ensure that MOP and Estatal have adequate capacity to implement the project.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste has requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) a project preparatory technical assistance (TA) to prepare the Urban Water Supply and Solid Waste Improvement Sector Project. The TA is required to: (i) assist DNSA to plan and prioritize investments to improve water supply services in Dili, (ii) assist DNSB and Dili District Administration to identify and prioritize investments to improve solid waste management in Dili, (iii) assess technical suitability, economic and financial viability, capacity and institutional issues, and environmental and social soundness of the project, and (v) identify measures to strengthen project implementation capacity of DNSA and DNSB.
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 Household surveys, focus groups, and formal and informal consultations were carried out during project preparation into order to inform the project design, and to develop the stakeholder consultant and participation plan.
During Project Implementation The stakeholder consultation and participation plan will provide the basis for stakeholder outreach activities during project implementation. Further engagement with the newly established directorate responsible for Urban Organization under Ministry of State Administration has been strengthened and to present the output on Solid Waste Management in Dili
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services An international water supply specialist and a national water supply specialist will be engaged as individual consultants. The remaining consultants will be recruited through a firm using the quality-and cost-based selection method. A quality-cost ratio of 80:20 will be applied, and simplified technical proposal procedures will be followed to engage the firm. ADB will select and engage consultants in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Ribeiro, Tiago
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works
Mr. Jose Gaspar Piedade, Permanent Secretary
Mercado Lama, Caicoli Dili, Timor-Leste
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 07 Nov 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Mar 2018

TA 8750-TIM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Nov 2014 02 Dec 2014 02 Dec 2014 30 Jun 2016 30 Jun 2018 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,300,000.00 180,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,480,000.00 07 Nov 2014 1,449,352.69

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Title Document Type Document Date
Urban Services Improvement Sector Project: Project Preparatory Technical Assistance Report Project Preparatory Technical Assistance Reports Oct 2015

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Tenders

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Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance 8750 18 May 2016 Seureca (France) 36 RUE DE LIEGE PARIS 75008 FRANCE Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications 443,318.00

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