The technical assistance (TA) is included in the country operations business plan, 2017 2019 for Bangladesh. A fact-finding mission was not fielded as sufficient information has been gathered for TA processing. The TA is required to support the preparation of the Ganges-Kobadak Irrigation Modernization Project (GKIMP) which is listed in the country operations business plan, 2017 2019 for Bangladesh for Board consideration in 2019.
|Project Name||Ganges-Kobadak Irrigation Modernization Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Irrigation
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Description||The technical assistance (TA) is included in the country operations business plan, 2017 2019 for Bangladesh. A fact-finding mission was not fielded as sufficient information has been gathered for TA processing. The TA is required to support the preparation of the Ganges-Kobadak Irrigation Modernization Project (GKIMP) which is listed in the country operations business plan, 2017 2019 for Bangladesh for Board consideration in 2019.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||
The GKIMP is the continuation of ADB engagement to support Bangladesh in increasing the productivity and sustainability of large scale irrigation. The proposed GKIMP aims to modernize the Ganges-Kobadak Irrigation Project (GKIP) infrastructure and establish performance-based irrigation management and agriculture support services through private sector participation.
|Impact||GKMIP outcome and outputs achieved in a timely and efficient manner|
|Description of Outcome||a well-designed GKIMP developed with project readiness criteria met|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Technical, safeguards, economic, and financial due diligence of the ensuing project completed
GKIMP project readiness requirement are met on time
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Consultation with BWDB - consultation with GKIP farmers as part of IMIP project implementation and implementation of RDTA 7967|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA is expected to be implemented over a period of 24 months, tentatively from 31 January 2017 to 31 January 2019. A total of 13 person-months of consulting services will be provided, of which 7 person-months will be international consultants and 6 person-months national consultants.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Cauchois, Arnaud M.|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD|
Bangladesh Water Development Board
3 DIT Extension Avenue
Hoque Chamber, Motijheel Commercial Area
|Approval||14 Dec 2016|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||28 Aug 2017|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|14 Dec 2016||-||14 Dec 2016||31 Jan 2019||-||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|225,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||225,000.00||14 Dec 2016||29,373.93|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Ganges-Kobadak Irrigation Modernization Project: Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Dec 2016|
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