Solid Waste Management Solutions for Remote and Small Communities (ADB-48205-001)

Countries
  • Armenia
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
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Voting Date
Jan 28, 2015
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Borrower
Republic of Armenia, Ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.55 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 Jan 2, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jun 22, 2017


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the focus of the TA is to prepare a diagnostic study on SWM with prefeasibility studies for pilot projects and an indicative investment plan for small and remote communities. The study will focus on key development and policy challenges in small and remote communities related to SWM, and will help identify solutions. Institutional capacity for effective SWM in remote and small communities is completely lacking. Technical parameters guiding SWM are absent. Lack of awareness of proper SWM has led to slow emergence of fee-based solutions and the low prioritization accorded to SWM. This is leading to acute environmental degradation and threats to public health, in turn constraining the future development of the communities. The impact will be an improved and efficient SWM system in the selected small communities of Armenia. Performance indicator include complete waste management service established and operating in at least two remote communities by 2021.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Barseghyan, Areg Arcady Central and West 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