Irrigation Command Area Development Project (ADB-47152-001)

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
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Dec 16, 2013
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Borrower
Government of Republic of Union of Myanmar, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
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)
$ 2.05 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 Oct 13, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 31, 2017


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the Government of Republic of Union of Myanmar requested ADB for support for the improvement of rural infrastructure, including small and medium-scale irrigation systems, rural roads, and broader development of the rural sector during the preparation of the Country Business Operations Plan for 2014-2016 and the Initial Sector Assessment, Strategy, and Roadmap in agriculture, natural resources and environment sector of Myanmar (April 2013). A project preparatory assistance (PPTA) will help ensure compliance with ADB's requirements and incorporation of international best practices in the project design. The PPTA will prepare an investment project for irrigated agriculture, including gathering of information and other baseline data, survey and feasibility study of the subprojects, and address the required due diligence: 1. assess the technical feasibility of the project based on the prioritized subprojects; 2. conduct due diligence on the economic and financial feasibility of the project; 3. conduct financial management and procurement capacity assessment and identify training needs; 4. assess the impacts on poverty, social and gender; 5. conduct due diligence and prepare safeguards requirements; 6. prepare project documents, including the draft report and recommendation of the President (RRP) and key linked documents.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Ramachandran, Pavit Southeast Asia Department 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