Urban Services Improvement Sector Project (ADB-47364-001)

Countries
  • Timor-Leste
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
Nov 7, 2014
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Borrower
Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.48 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 27, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 28, 2016


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the project preparatory TA intends to prepare the Urban Services Improvement Sector Project. The TA is required to: 1. Conduct assessments of existing water supply and solid waste management systems, including surveys and stakeholder consultations 2. Develop water supply and solid waste investment strategies for Dili to help identify and prioritize project components for the ensuing loan project 3. Determine the feasibility of the proposed investments for priority infrastructure and systems improvements 4. Ensure that detailed design work supervised by DNSA is carried out to the required quality, and (v) identify appropriate project management arrangements to ensure that MOP and Estatal have adequate capacity to implement the project.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Ribeiro, Tiago Pacific Department, ADB No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. Executing Agency: Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications (formerly Ministry of Public Works) Mr. Jose Gaspar Piedade, Permanent Secretary Mercado Lama, Caicoli Dili, Timor-Leste 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