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

Bangladesh: City Region Development Project II

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. The project will support the priority infrastructure investments recommended in the Dhaka Structure Plan and priority infrastructure investments as identified by the Khulna Development Authority. It will also develop the physical and spatial planning in city regions to maximize economic benefits. The project will support strengthening the (i) capacity of the Khulna Development Authority to develop a resilient urban plan involving efficient land use; (ii) transportation and/or road network within Dhaka and Khulna city regions; and (iii) coordination mechanisms of various agencies involved in delivering climate- and disaster-resilient, inclusive, and environmentally sensitive infrastructure and basic services in these two city regions.

Project Details

Project Officer
Vogl, Alexandra South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Bangladesh
Modality
  • Loan
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
 
Project Name City Region Development Project II
Project Number 49329-006
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: City Region Development Project II
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 50.00 million
Ordinary capital resources US$ 100.00 million
TA: City Region Development Project II
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
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. The project will support the priority infrastructure investments recommended in the Dhaka Structure Plan and priority infrastructure investments as identified by the Khulna Development Authority. It will also develop the physical and spatial planning in city regions to maximize economic benefits. The project will support strengthening the (i) capacity of the Khulna Development Authority to develop a resilient urban plan involving efficient land use; (ii) transportation and/or road network within Dhaka and Khulna city regions; and (iii) coordination mechanisms of various agencies involved in delivering climate- and disaster-resilient, inclusive, and environmentally sensitive infrastructure and basic services in these two city regions.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The City Region Development Project II (CRDP II) will build upon the achievements and lessons learned from the first City Region Development Project (CRDP I) to promote inclusive and environmentally sustainable economic growth in the two city regions along Bangladesh''s Southwest Economic Corridor (SWEC), 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 climate resilience improved
Outcome Quality, sustainability and climate resilience of urban infrastructure and services in two city regions improved
Outputs

1. Sustainable and climate-resilient urban and peri-urban infrastructure in two city regions developed

2. Regional urban planning and implementation capacity in city regions strengthened

Geographical Location Dhaka, Khulna
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects The PPTA will prepare an initial environmental examination, including an environmental management plan, and undertake resettlement planning as required, all in compliance with ADB's 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 (since only consulting services are being financed).
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
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 16 Jan 2018 to 31 Jan 2018
MRM 25 Apr 2018
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Mar 2018

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