Southeast Asia Transport Project Preparatory Facility (ADB-52084-001)

  • East Asia and Pacific
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
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
Bank Risk Rating
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 20, 2018
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
  • Transport
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 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 Mar 25, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Nov 21, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank website, the regional transaction technical assistance (TA) facility will provide project preparation support and capacity building to a series of ensuing transport sector projects in Southeast Asian countries, initially comprising:
(i) Second Road Network Improvement Project (Cambodia);
(ii) Additional Financing to Second Northern Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Transport Network Improvement Project (Lao People's Democratic Republic);
(iii) Bataan Cavite Bridge Project (Philippines);
(iv) Laguna Lakeside Road Project (Philippines);
(v) Manila Mass Rapid Transit Line 4 (Philippines);
(vi) Bangkok Urban Transport Development - West Orange Line (Thailand);
(vii) Regional Airports Improvement Project (Thailand); and
(viii) Tak Mae Sot Road Tunnel Project (Thailand).

The TA facility and all ensuing projects are included in the draft Country Operations Business Plans (COBP) 2019 2021 for Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Thailand and the Philippines.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Roesner, Markus
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies Asian Development Bank


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