Thailand: Strengthening Integrated Water Resource Planning and Management at River Basin Level (ADB-50023-001)

Countries
  • Thailand
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Yom River Basin, Mae Ta Sub-basin
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Oct 14, 2016
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Borrower
Department of Water Resources, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
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Sectors
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 22, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 2, 2016


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Project Description
According to ADB documents, this capacity development technical assistance (TA) was included in the ADB country operations business plan for Thailand, 2016–2018. During the 2016 country programming mission, the Government of Thailand confirmed the request for technical support to strengthen the country’s integrated water resources planning and management at the river basin level. The government is finalizing the 12th National Economic and Social Development Plan, 2017–2021; and water resources management remains high on Thailand’s development agenda under the plan. The impact will be improved overall efficiency of the water management system. The outcome will be integrated river basin management strengthened in 25 river basins.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Attapich, Luxmon Southeast Asia Department, ADB 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