49329-006: Second City Region Development Project | Asian Development Bank

Bangladesh: Second City Region Development Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 49329-006 Status: Proposed

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 Details

Project Officer
Vogl, Alexandra South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Bangladesh
Modality
  • Loan
Sector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
 
Project Name Second City Region Development Project
Project Number 49329-006
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: Second City Region Development Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 75.00 million
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 75.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
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
Outputs

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
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C
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
Business Opportunities
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
Executing Agencies
Local Government Engineering Department
LGED Bhaban (Level 6), Agargaon
Sher-e-Bangla Nagar,
Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
Timetable
Concept Clearance 15 Dec 2016
Fact Finding 04 Jul 2018 to 22 Jul 2018
MRM 14 Dec 2018
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 20 Sep 2018

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Procurement Plan

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