The project will support infrastructure development and regional urban planning to stimulate urban development in Dhaka and Khulna region. The project will support the Government of Bangladesh in enhancing inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth potential in the city regions of Dhaka and Khulna by drawing on experiences and lessons from the first City Region Development Project funded by ADB. The project will finance key infrastructure investments, including urban roads, drainage, and waste management in urban and peri-urban areas of Dhaka and Khulna regions and strengthen institutional and community capacity, sustainable service delivery, and project development.
|Project Name||Second City Region Development Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Other urban services - Urban flood protection
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The project will support infrastructure development and regional urban planning to stimulate urban development in Dhaka and Khulna region. The project will support the Government of Bangladesh in enhancing inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth potential in the city regions of Dhaka and Khulna by drawing on experiences and lessons from the first City Region Development Project funded by ADB. The project will finance key infrastructure investments, including urban roads, drainage, and waste management in urban and peri-urban areas of Dhaka and Khulna regions and strengthen institutional and community capacity, sustainable service delivery, and project development.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Second City Region Development Project will build upon the achievements and lessons learned from the first City Region Development Project to promote inclusive and environmentally sustainable economic growth in the two city regions along Bangladesh''s Southwest Economic Corridor, which is one of the important economic corridors of Bangladesh. Recognizing the economic potential, the Government of Bangladesh has given high priority to develop the city regions of Dhaka and Khulna.|
|Impact||Growth potential enhanced and living environment in urban and peri-urban areas improved improved|
|Outcome||Quality and climate resilience of urban infrastructure and services in project areas of Dhaka and Khulna region improved|
1. Urban infrastructure in project areas of Dhaka and Khulna regions improved and made climate-resilient
2. Institutional and community capacities strengthened
|Geographical Location||Dhaka, Khulna|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||The PPTA prepared an initial environmental examination, including an environmental management plan, and undertake resettlement planning as required, all in compliance with ADBs Safeguard Policy Statement (2009). The PDA-financed engineering design consultant will update the initial environmental examination, including the environmental management plan, as well as the final resettlement plan as required. There are no major safeguard impacts.|
|Involuntary Resettlement||A resettlement framework will be prepared for the project in line with ADB SPS and Government of Bangladesh policies, and will guide the subprojects preparation. A sample resettlement plan will be prepared to address the impacts identified through appropriate mitigation measures.|
|Indigenous Peoples||No subproject with any adverse impact on small ethnic communities will be included.|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||There were several consultations and workshops held by PPTA consultant with all stakeholders.|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||Consulting firms will be engaged using the quality- and cost-based selection (QCBS) method with a standard quality-cost ratio of 90:10 and full-technical proposal. All consultants will be recruited according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.|
|Procurement||All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Vogl, Alexandra|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, SARD|
Local Government Engineering Department
LGED Bhaban (Level 6), Agargaon
Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
|Concept Clearance||15 Dec 2016|
|Fact Finding||04 Jul 2018 to 22 Jul 2018|
|MRM||27 May 2019|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||20 Sep 2018|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Project Design Advance Loan Agreement (Ordinary Operations [Concessional]) for Loan 6010-BAN: City Region Development Project II||Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources)||Feb 2017|
|City Region Development Project II: Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Nov 2016|
|City Region Development Project II: Project Preparatory Technical Assistance Report||Project Preparatory Technical Assistance Reports||Nov 2016|
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