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Regional: Using Frontier Technology and Big Data Analytics for Smart Infrastructure Facility Planning and Monitoring

Sovereign (Public) Project | 54114-001 Status: Active

The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will identify, demonstrate, and evaluate how to use high-level technologies to effectively plan high-quality infrastructure investments, especially for transport infrastructure, and measure their economic impacts.

Project Details

Project Officer
Yamano, Takashi Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Using Frontier Technology and Big Data Analytics for Smart Infrastructure Facility Planning and Monitoring
Project Number 54114-001
Country Regional
Bangladesh
Cambodia
India
Indonesia
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Pakistan
Philippines
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6721-REG: Using Frontier Technology and Big Data Analytics for Smart Infrastructure Facility Monitoring
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Irrigation

Transport / Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development - Urban public transport - Urban roads and traffic management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will identify, demonstrate, and evaluate how to use high-level technologies to effectively plan high-quality infrastructure investments, especially for transport infrastructure, and measure their economic impacts.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The recent advances in high-level technology offer opportunities to plan, construct, and maintain high-quality infrastructure. Spatial information, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and Internet of things could be used for designing, constructing, maintaining, and monitoring high-quality infrastructure projects. DMC governments and international development agencies, however, have been struggling to find effective ways to use high-level technologies. Without proper planning and consideration of options available, valuable opportunities could be missed. The value of missed opportunities could be invaluable. Thus, there is a strong and urgent need to conduct pilot case studies involving the effective use of high-level technologies to draw policy recommendations.
Impact Physical and financial sustainability of transportation infrastructure in ADB DMCs improved.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Transportation infrastructure monitoring and maintenance systems in ADB DMCs improved and operation and maintenance costs reduced
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Pre-feasibility study on the use of innovative technologies and data sources for enhanced monitoring of infrastructure quality conducted

Research studies and capacity building on urban infrastructure development and management in developing Asia conducted

Case studies on impacts of high-quality infrastructure conducted and disseminated

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Bangladesh - Nation-wide; Cambodia - Nation-wide; India - Nation-wide; Indonesia - Nation-wide; Lao People's Democratic Republic - Nation-wide; Pakistan - Nation-wide; Philippines - Nation-wide; Sri Lanka - Nation-wide; Thailand - Nation-wide; Viet Nam - Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services ADB will engage the consultants following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions. The TA requires up to 50 person months of international and up to 100 person months of national consultant inputs.
Procurement The TA requires both macro and micro data. The data sets will be procured from government agencies, private data providers, and other research institutes. Equipment such as laptop computers, handheld devices, sensors and other infrastructure monitoring equipment and statistical software may also be procured for the TA where needed. Procurement of data, equipment, and software will be in accordance with ADB's Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and the associated Staff Instructions. For the equipment, a certificate of equipment turnover or disposal will be submitted at the end of TA implementation.
Responsible ADB Officer Yamano, Takashi
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division Economic Analysis and Operations Support Division
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 20 May 2020
Fact Finding 02 Mar 2020 to 02 Mar 2020
MRM -
Approval 17 Mar 2021
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 18 Mar 2021

TA 6721-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Mar 2021 - 17 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2024 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,000,000.00 17 Mar 2021 0.00

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Senior Urban Economist Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Jun 2021 21 Jun 2021
Data Scientist (international consultant) Individual - Consulting Closed 27 Apr 2021 16 May 2021
Data Scientist Individual - Consulting Closed 23 Apr 2021 29 Apr 2021
Big Data Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Apr 2021 14 Apr 2021

Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

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