Transport Sector Reform and Modernization (ADB-47087-001)

Countries
  • Myanmar
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Dec 11, 2014
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Borrower
Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Ministry of Transport
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Transport
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 3.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 6, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 25, 2015


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the impact of the technical assistance will be a more effective and sustainable management of the transport sector in Myanmar. The outcome will be improved policies and actionable plans for reforming and modernizing the transport sector. The technical assistance will be implemented under the following four outputs: Output 1: Improved transport sector architecture defined. Output 2: Restructuring and rationalization strategy for Myanmar Railways prepared. Output 3: Reengineering plan for Public Works prepared. Output 4: Business restructuring strategies for selected state-owned enterprises under the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Rail Transportation prepared.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
TA 8788-MYA: Transport Sector Reform and Modernization Technical Assistance Special Fund - US$ 1.00 million TA 8788-MYA: Transport Sector Reform and Modernization (Supplementary) Technical Assistance Special Fund - US$ 500,000.00 TA 8788-MYA: Transport Sector Reform and Modernization (Supplementary) Technical Assistance Special Fund - US$ 2.00 million
Contact Information
Project Officer: Veron-Okamoto, Adrien Southeast Asia Department, ADB No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. Executing Agency: Ministry of Transport U Win Khant, Director General No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main