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MOS - East Asia Region

World Bank Monthly Operational Summary
East Asia and Pacific Region
April 2012
data as of March 15, 2012

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Cambodia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Community Based Agricultural Productivity: The objective is to improve the productivity of diversified smallholder rice based production systems: agriculture, livestock and fisheries, increase volume and quality of export surpluses. Appraisal scheduled for 3 December 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P117642. US$ 15.0/15.0 (IDA Credit/IFAD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, 200, Norodom Blvd Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tel: (855) 1722-7746, Fax: (855) 2321-7320, E-mail: prak.amida.dsg@maff.gov.kh, Contact: Mr. Amida Thaveak Prak, Deputy Secretary General and Deputy Chair of CBAPP

Cambodia

Health and Other Social Services

Livelihood Enhancement and Association of the Poor in Siem Reap: The objectives are to increase incomes and improve livelihoods of the rural poor in select communes in Siem Reap province by: (a) creating and strengthening self-sustaining institutions of the poor, (b) providing them access to finance, and (c) linking them to markets and key value chains. Decision Meeting scheduled for 29 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P097082. US$ 15.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Interior, 275 Norodom Blvd Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Tel/Fax: (855-23) 721-791, E-mail: mrdngycp@forum.org.kh, cngy@interior.gov.kh, Contact: H.E. Ngy Chanphal, Secretary of State

Cambodia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Local Governance and Development Program: The objective is to assist the Royal Government of Cambodia in its implementation of the National Program for Sub National Democratic Development in both local governance and local development objectives. Decision Meeting scheduled for 21 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P096505. US$ 40.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. NCDD Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, 275 Norodom Boulevard, Sangkat Tonle Bassa, Khan Chamcar Mon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tel: (855-23) 362-175, 720-038, Fax: (855-23) 726-092, E-mail: info@ncdd.gov.kh; Ngan.chamroeun@ncdd.gov.kh, Contact: HE Ngan Chamroeun, Project Manager and Deputy Director General

Cambodia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Public Financial Management and Accountability Additional Financing: The objective is to scale-up the capacity building and systems implementation for accounting, financial management and procurement reform including the provision of funding for the Independent Procurement Agent. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 August 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 13.5 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Economy and Finance, 92, Sangkat Wat Phnom, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tel: (855-23) 722-964, Fax: (855-23) 430-745, E-mail: rcs.mef@online.com.kh, Contact: Dr. Sok Saravuth, Budget Director

Cambodia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Second Public Financial Management: The objective is to strengthen the Public Financial Management/Public Administration including Budget Formulation, Budget Execution, Accounting and Financial Reporting, External Audit and Oversight as well as complementary Capacity Building and Human Resource Development. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 28 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 13.5 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Economy and Finance, 92, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tel: (855-23) 722-964, Fax: (855-23) 430-745, E-mail: rcs.mef@online.com.kh, Contact: Dr. Saravuth Sok, Manager of Steering Committee Secretariat

China

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Ningxia Desertification Control and Ecological Protection: The objective is to improve the demonstration and extension of innovative models, the ecological environment on the Eastern Bank of the Yellow River in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of China. Negotiations scheduled for 2 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P121289. US$ 80.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ningxia Forestry Department, No. 60 Nanxun West Road, Yinchuan, China, Fax: (86-951) 410-5714, E-mail: he_quanfa@163.com, Contact: Quanfa He, Director

China

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Second Water Conservation: The objectives are to: (a) increase water productivity and farmers agricultural production income; and (b) improve sustainable agricultural water management in the project areas through innovative water savings measures, climate change adaptation, agricultural diversification and development for agricultural water management. Negotiations are underway. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P114138. US$ 80.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Water Resources, No. 2 Lane 2, Baiguang Road, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 6320-2127, E-mail: liyangbin@mwr.gov.cn, Contact: Mr. YangBin Li, Director of PMO

China

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Sichuan Wudu Irrigated Agriculture Development (Ln. 81220-CN): The objectives are to: (a) increase irrigation coverage in agricultural production in project areas; (b) provide water supply, in bulk, to small rural communities/industries in Mianyang Prefecture; and (c) introduce participatory approach for community-based water management in project areas to ensure irrigated agriculture sustainable development. Bank Approval completed on 28 February 2012. Signing scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P121414. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Sichuan Mianyang Prefecture Project Management Office, No. 39, North Section of Changhong Ave Mianyang, China Tel/Fax: (86-816) 268-3964, E-mail: mywyshb@163.com, Contact: Mr. Zhou Lijun, Division Chief

China

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Tiger Habitat Conservation: The objective is to restore tiger habitat in selected areas of northeastern China for the benefit of the tiger population, the local inhabitants and the environment. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 27 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 3.0 (GEFU). Consulting services to be determined. State Forestry Administration, 18 East Street, Hepingli, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 8423-9030, Fax: (86-10) 6421-7796, E-mail: pmcsfa@forestry.gov.cn, Contact: Weisheng Wang, Director

China

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Guangdong Non-Point Pollution Control-GEF: The objective is to reduce rural and agricultural pollution by promoting source reduction, commercial utilization of agricultural wastes, and sound management and treatment of rural wastes, which will reduce land-based pollution to the large marine ecosystems of East Asia Seas. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 16 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 5.1 (GEFU). Consulting services to be determined. Department of Agriculture, Guangdong Province, Guangdong, China

China

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Hunan Forest Ecosystem Restoration and Development: The objective is to demonstrate the sustainable forest management approach to enhance the forest carbon stocks and adaptation to climate change. Decision Meeting scheduled for 1 August 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125021. US$ 80.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

China

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Integrated Modern Agriculture Development: The objective is to modernize agricultural sector in six provinces of China with positive effects on productivity, resources conservation and resilience to climate change. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125496. US$ 200.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Finance, Sanlihe Road, Beijing, China Tel/Fax: (86-10) 6855-3312, E-mail: socad_wly@126.com, Contact: Ms. Lanying Wang, Division Chief, SOCAD

China

Education

(R) Yunnan Technical and Vocational Education and Training: The objective is to improve quality and relevance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in Yunnan province. Decision Meeting completed on 6 September 2011. Negotiations scheduled for 28 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P122008. US$ 50.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Foreign Loan Management Office, No. 2 Xuefu Road, Kunming, China Tel/Fax: (86-871) 515-5013, E-mail: ynzjxm@126.com, year1990@hotmail.com, Contact: Chen Yongjin, Director

China

Energy and Mining

(N) Urban Scale Building Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: The objective is to support the scale-up of energy efficiency and renewable energy in urban built environment through city pilots/demonstrations and national replication/dissemination. Identification scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 13.2 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. International and local consultants of the following specialties are expected to be needed for project preparation: architect, building energy specialist, renewable energy specialist, and urban planner. Ministry of Housing, Urban and Rural Development, 9 Sanlike Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 5893-4535, Fax: (86-10) 5893-4530, E-mail: istc@mail.cin.gov.cn, Contact: Guichan TONG, Deputy Director

China

Energy and Mining

(R) Green Energy Schemes for Low-carbon City in Shanghai: The objective is to pilot green energy schemes for low-carbon city in Shanghai, with a focus in Changning District, thereby reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category F. US$ 4.6 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Changning District Government (Shanghai), 599 ChangNing Road, China, Tel: (86-21) 2205-1503, Fax: (86-21) 2205-1521, E-mail: gaoyuncn@sina.com, Contact: Gao Yun, Deputy Governor

China

Energy and Mining

(R) Ma’anshan Cihu River Basin Water Environment Rehabilitation: The objective is to improve the overall environment of the Cihu River Basin, control pollution of the Yangtze River, enhance flood diversion capacity of the Cihu River Channel and reduce the loss from water logging or dam failure. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 29 February 2012. Pre-appraisal scheduled for 19 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 110.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required to carry out a feasibility study. Ma’anshan Municipal Government, No.2008,Tai Bai Road,Yu Shan District, Ma’AnShan, China, Tel: (86-555) 835 5629, E-mail: masfgwwxf@126.com, Contact: Mr. Wei Yao, Vice Mayor

China

Energy and Mining

Beijing Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction Demo: The objective is to scale up rooftop PV systems and EE investments in the public sector in Beijing. Decision Meeting scheduled for 2 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125022. US$ 120.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Project Management Office, No. 16, Minwang South Alley, Hepingli, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 8228-9550, Fax: (86-10) 8228-9557, E-mail: bjpmoshaozq@bjpc.gov.cn, Contact: Shao Zhiqing, Director of PMO

China

Energy and Mining

Green Energy Schemes for Low-carbon City in Shanghai, China: The objective is to pilot green energy schemes for low-carbon city in Changning District, Shanghai, to reduce the GHG emissions, by adopting a framework approach to: (a) finance activities to retrofit EE in existing buildings; (b) pilot new near zero-emission buildings; and (c) renewable energy and natural gas supply for power and heating. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 6 February 2012. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category F. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Changning District Government (Shanghai), No. 599 Changning Road, Shanghai, China, Tel: (86-21) 2205-1503, Fax: (86-21) 2205-1521, E-mail: gaoyuncn@sina.com, Contact: Mr. Gao Yun, Deputy Governor

China

Energy and Mining

Renewable Energy Scaling-Up Program Phase II: The objective is to support the Government’s 12th Five-Year Plan to enable continued and sustainable scale-up of commercial renewable energy development through cost reduction, efficiency improvement, and smooth integration to the grids, thereby contributing to government’s target of reduction in carbon intensity. Pre-appraisal scheduled for 25 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P127033. US$ 27.3 (GEFU). Consulting services to be determined. National Development and Reform Commission, 38 South Yuetan St Sanlihe Lu, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 6390-8568, Fax: (86-10) 6390-8085, E-mail: zhoufengqi@cresp.org.cn, Contact: Mr. Fengqi Zhou, Senior Advisor

China

Energy and Mining

Shandong Renewable Energy: The objective is to contribute to achieving Shandong Province’s renewable energy (RE) targets and demonstrate the potential contribution of the private sector in RE development. Negotiations scheduled for 10 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123225. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required to support the project preparation and appraisal. Shandong Chengkou Salt Chemical Company, Mashanzi Town Wudi County, Shandong, China Tel/Fax: (86-543) 507 1502, E-mail: mfsh-888@163.com, Contact: Ma Fengsheng, Assistant General Manager

China

Energy and Mining

Technology Needs Assessment: The objective is to enhance client capacity to assess climate mitigation and adaptation technology needs and adopt global best practices. Negotiations scheduled for 10 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P120932. US$ 5.0 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), 38 S. Yuetan Street, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 6850-1621/2982, Fax: (86-10) 6850-2978, E-mail: ligao@ndrc.gov.cn, Contact: Mr. Li Gao, Director, Div of Int’l Policy and Negs Climate Change Dept.

China

Energy and Mining

Third Energy Efficiency Financing: The objective is to improve energy efficiency of selected enterprises in several key energy-consuming sectors, thereby reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, through scale-up of participating bank’s lending for energy efficiency investments. The loan was signed on 10 January 2012. Environmental Assessment Category F. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Exim Bank of China, No. 77, Beiheyan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 8357-8536, Fax: (86-10) 8357-8568, E-mail: lironghui@eximbank.gov.cn, Contact: Anyue Zhou, Director General

China

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Second Chongqing Urban-Rural Integration: The objective is to strengthen and improve the supply capacity of public health infrastructure at district/county level. Negotiations scheduled for 2 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126210. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Chongqing Project Management Office, 14/F Sun of Asia Mansion, 248 Renmin Road, Chongqing, China, Tel: (86-23) 6387-7677, Fax: (86-23) 6387-7822, E-mail: 13808327917@139.com, Contact: Linjun Zhou, Director

China

Industry and Trade

(R) Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) Phase-Out Stage I: The objective is to assist China in meeting its HCFC phase-out obligations to the Montreal Protocol. The obligation is a production and consumption freeze in 2013 (defined as production and consumption equal to the baseline average of 2009 and 2010), and a 10 percent reduction below the baseline by 2015. Appraisal completed on 17 February 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 3 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P115561. US$ 365.0 (MPIN). Consultants will be required. Foreign Economic Cooperation Office of Ministry of Environment Protection, 5 Houyingfang Hutong, Xicheng District, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 8226-8801, E-mail: wen.wurui@mepfeco.org.cn, Contact: Wen Wurui, Director General

China

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Guangdong Social Security Integration and Migrant Training: The objectives are to support rural-urban integration by: (a) social security system that promotes social equity and labor mobility by enhancing coverage, integration and portability; and (b) contributing to migrant labor force that is more productive and able to upgrade skills during their working lives. Decision Meeting scheduled for 20 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P117596. US$ 80.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, No. 3, Nan San Xiang, San Li He, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 6855-1174, Fax: (86-10) 6855-1125, E-mail: wangwei19@mof.gov.cn, Contact: Wei Wang, Acting Director

China

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Minimizing Formation and Releases of UPOPs Pulp and Paper Sector: The objective is to minimize formation and releases of unintentionally produced Persistent Organic Pollutants (UPOPs) from China’s pulp and paper sector through investments in BAT/BEP adoption for non-wood pulp production, adoption of necessary policy measures, and support to national and local enforcement of industrial and environmental policies. GEF Council Approval scheduled for 29 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P125528. US$ 15.0 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Foreign Economic Cooperation Office of Ministry of Environment Protection, 5 Houyingfang Hutong, Xicheng District, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 8226-8801, E-mail: wen.wurui@mepfeco.org.cn, Contact: Mr. Wurui Wen, Director, FECO

China

Transportation

(R) Fujian Meizhou Bay Waterways: The  objectives are to improve the capacity of the main navigation channel and enhance the management capacity of Meizhou Bay Harbor Administration Bureau. Decision Meeting scheduled for 9 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P124848. US$ 50.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Fujian Provincial Transport Department, 7th Floor Communication Dept. Building, No. 18 Dongshui Road, Fuzhou, China, Tel: (86-591) 8707-7709, Fax: (86-591) 8707-7710, E-mail: fjjttshb@163.com, Contact: Wang Zhaofei, Deputy Director General

China

Transportation

(R) Gansu Qingyang Urban Infrastructure Improvement: The objective is to assist Xifeng District, the capital of Qingyang Municipality to improve selected urban infrastructure services including urban roads and urban environmental services. Negotiations scheduled for 19 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123133. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants service will be required both for the lending operations and implementation stage and they are all for Bank’s work such as to complete financial analysis, final polishing PAD and project supervision. Gansu PMO, Anding West Road, Xifeng District, Qingyang, China, Tel: (86-934) 888-8918, Fax: (86-934) 863-3233, E-mail: gsqywbx@163.com, Contact: Zhihu Yan, Deputy Director

China

Transportation

(R) Guiyang Rural Roads: The objective is to improve accessibility for the people living in suburb areas of Guiyang municipality by upgrading the rural roads and building their institutional capacity of the rural road sector. Identification scheduled for 26 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 150.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Guiyang Project Management Office, Er Qiao Road No. 42, Shi Ji Xin Yuan Bldg No. 1, 4th floor, Guiyang City, China, Tel: (86-851) 477-0713, Fax: (86-851) 477-0714, E-mail: gpmo@vip.163.com

China

Transportation

(R) Hubei Xiangfan Urban Transport: The objective is to improve mobility of all transport users in Xiangfan in an environmentally sustainable, integrated, and safe manner. Negotiations completed on 13 March 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 26 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P119071. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Xiangfan Development and Reform Commission, No. 106 Tiefosi Road, Xiangcheng District, Xiangfan, China, Fax: (86-710) 353-3994, E-mail: xffgwekm@163.com, Contact: Guoqing Wang, Deputy Director

China

Transportation

(R) Integrated Rural Economic Development of Demonstration Towns and Counties: The objectives are to combine: (a) the construction of township and public infrastructure with rural conducive industrial development; and (b) provision of employment opportunities for migrants with skills training and capacity building, as well as combine central budgetary allocation. Negotiations scheduled for 5 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P118597. US$ 150.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Guangdong Provincial Development and Reform Commission, 305 Dongfeng Zhong Lu, Guangzhou, China, Tel: (86-20) 8313-3057, Fax: (86-20) 8313-8684, E-mail: chenxu@gd.gov.cn, Contact: Mr. Chen Xu, Deputy Director, Rural Economy Division; Hunan Provincial Development and Reform Commission, Changsha, China, Tel: (86-731) 8999-0817, E-mail: eric282@126.com, Contact: Mr. Xiao Xuewen, Director, Rural Economy Division; Gansu Provincial Development and Reform Commission, Lanzhou, China, Tel: (86) 1391-908-5892, E-mail: njch@gspc.gov.cn, Contact: Mr. Wang Zhiming, Deputy Director, Rural Economy Division

China

Transportation

(R) Jiangxi Shangrao Sanqingshan Airport Development: The objective is to improve the transport accessibility of Shangrao and East Jiangxi Province by providing an airport, Shangrao Sanqingshan Airport and its intermodal amenities. Pre-appraisal scheduled for 12 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P123729. US$ 50.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Shangrao Sanqingshan Airport Construction Office (PMO), No. 7 Xinyang Road, Shangrao, China Tel/Fax: (86-793) 8222-9791, E-mail: sqsairport@sina.com, Contact: Yu Xiaobin, Director of Project Management Office

China

Transportation

(R) Jiangxi Small Town Infrastructure Development Demonstration: The objective is to improve priority infrastructure in the project counties and establish demonstration for small town development in Jiangxi Province. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 13 January 2012. Decision Meeting scheduled for 8 November 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126856. US$ 150.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Jiangxi Development and Reform Commission (JDRC), 12th Floor, General Building Jiangxi DRC, No. 3, Beijing West Road, Nanchang, China, Tel: (86-791) 621-2873, Fax: (86-791) 885-8576, E-mail: jaffo@126.com; huangping07@21cn.com, Contact: Jinhua Li, PMO Director

China

Transportation

(R) Qinghai Xining Urban Transport: The objectives are to enable Xining laobaixing to travel between the city center and the west part of the city in a fast, comfortable and safe manner, through developing a people-first, transit-priority, and green transport corridor. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 8 March 2012. Preparation scheduled for 21 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127867. US$ 120.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Xining Municipal Government, No. 12, Xishan Yi Xiang, Qinghai Province, Xining, China, Tel: (86-971) 613-3495, Fax: (86-971) 613-3495, E-mail: xnxgf@a63.com, Contact: Xu Guofeng, Division Director

China

Transportation

(R) Xinjiang Yining Urban Infrastructure and Environment Improvement: The objective is to improve transport mobility in the city of Yining and to approve transport accessibility in the selected new city areas in a safe, clean and efficient manner. Negotiations scheduled for 17 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126454. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Yining Municipal Government, No. 665, Xinhua West Road, Yining, China, Tel: (86-999) 835-9003, Fax: (86-999) 835-9105, E-mail: suser1968@sina.com, Contact: Su Jun, Director

China

Transportation

(R) Zhangjiakou Hohot (ZhangHu) Railway (Ln. 81310-CN): The objective is to respond to existing and anticipated transport demand along the Hohhot-Zhangjiakou corridor by providing increased capacity for freight and passengers, and faster travel time and increased frequency of services for passengers. Bank Approval scheduled for mid-March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P122319. US$ 200.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Railways, Foreign Capital and Technical Import Center, 10 Fuxing Rd, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 5184-1825, Fax: (86-10) 5184-1845, E-mail: xufengcn@163.com, Contact: Xu Feng, Director

China

Transportation

(R) Zhengzhou Urban Rail: The objective is to improve sustainable mobility in Zhengzhou by providing integrated and accessible public transport of suitable capacity and quality along the first phase of the Line 3 corridor. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 2 March 2012. Preparation scheduled for 5 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P128919. US$ 250.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Zhengzhou Municipal Government, No. 233, Zhongyun West Road, Zhengzhou, China, Tel: (86-371) 6718-1314, Fax: (86-371) 6718-1301, E-mail: hnzzszwb@126.com, Contact: Lei Ailing, Director

China

Transportation

Anhui Xuancheng Infrastructure for Industrial Relocation from Coastal Area: The objectives are to: (a) build up and provide complete infrastructure facilities to support targeted industries transferred from the coastal region and sustain them in an ecological manner, while improving living conditions in urban and rural areas through better employment; and (b) help Xuancheng demonstrate sustainable investments. Identification scheduled for 20 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 150.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

China

Transportation

Anhui Yellow Mountain New Countryside Demonstration: The objective is to help accelerate economic development in selected districts of the Huangshan region by improving the rural infrastructure, preserving and protecting the cultural property and the natural environment, and enhancing the livelihoods of rural households. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 24 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

China

Transportation

Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan City Cluster Eco-Transport: The objective is to support the Ministry of Transport to promote resource-saving, environmentally friendly comprehensive transport system development in city clusters, with pilot demonstration of multi-modal transport integration in the Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan City Cluster in Hunan Province. Bank Approval scheduled for 29 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P121263. US$ 4.8 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Transport, No. 11 Jianguomennei Avenue, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 6529-3196, Fax: (86-10) 6529-3156, E-mail: xiahong@mot.gov.cn, Contact: Hong Xia, Executive Director

China

Transportation

Changzhi Urban Transport (Ln. 81300-CN): The objective is to improve transport mobility in the central city of Changzhi in a safe, efficient and energy-saving manner for all users. Bank Approval scheduled for 22 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P124978. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Changzhi Municipal Government, 4th FL, Yongsheng Plaza, No. 168, Taihang East Street, Changzhi, China, Tel: (86-355) 222-8225, Fax: (86-355) 202-0031, E-mail: sxczmyk@163.com, Contact: Yukang Mao, Director

China

Transportation

Fujian Fishing Ports: The objectives are to: (a) improve the fishing port infrastructure facilities to mitigate the impact of wind and wave; (b) improve disaster protection; and (c) promote regional economic and social development. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 60.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

China

Transportation

Harbin-Jiamusi Railway: The objective is to respond to existing and anticipated transport demand along the Harbin-Jiamusi (HJ) corridor by providing increased capacity for freight and passengers, and faster travel time and increased frequency of services for passengers. Appraisal scheduled for 25 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P117341. US$ 300.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Zhengzhou Municipal Government, No. 233, Zhongyun West Road, Zhengzhou, China, Tel: (86-371) 6718-1314, Fax: (86-371) 6718-1301, E-mail: hnzzszwb@126.com, Contact: Lei Ailing, Director

China

Transportation

Large-City Congestion and Carbon Reduction: The objective is to help establish a policy framework to alleviate traffic congestion and reduce GHG emissions in large cities in China primarily through public transport development and travel demand management, and demonstration of local and global benefits of such policy framework in pilot cities. Decision Meeting scheduled for 16 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 18.2 (GEFU). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Transport, No. 11 Jianguomennei Avenue, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 6529-3196, Fax: (86-10) 6529-3156, E-mail: xiahong@mot.gov.cn, Contact: Hong Xia, Executive Director

China

Transportation

Liaoning Coastal Economic Belt Infrastructure and Environment: The objective is to strengthen the economic development in Liaoning coastal cities through the provision and upgrading of infrastructure services and quality of life. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126611. US$ 150.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Liaoning Provincial Development and Reform Commission, No. 13 Shisiweilu, Heping District, China, Tel: (86-24) 2385-1807, Fax: (86-24) 2326-4851, E-mail: td56789@163.com; yaoleiyeah@hotmail.com, Contact: Teng Da, Director

China

Transportation

YinXi Railway: The objective is to respond to existing and anticipated transport demand along the Yinchuan to X’ian corridor by providing increased capacity, faster travel time and increased frequency of services for freight and passengers. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 26 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 200.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Zhengzhou Municipal Government, No. 233, Zhongyun West Road, Zhengzhou, China, Tel: (86-371) 6718-1314, Fax: (86-371) 6718-1301, E-mail: hnzzszwb@126.com, Contact: Lei Ailing, Director

China

Transportation

Yunnan Honghe Prefecture Urban Transport: The objective is to improve the transport infrastructures and traffic management system in Mengzi city and Jianshui County of Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous prefecture of Yunnan Province, China. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 24 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 150.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Housing and Construction Bureau, No. 1 Huguo Road, Room 401, Honghe, China, Tel: (86) 1398-733-8689, Fax: (86-873) 373-6573, E-mail: 6418737@qq.com, Contact: Mr. Guocai Li

China

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Guangxi Laibin Water and Environment: The objective is to improve the integrated urban water management of the medium size of Laibin. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 16 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 80.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Project Management Office, No.1 Renmin Road, Laibin city, China, Tel: (86-772) 427-8778, E-mail: lbshb@163.com, Contact: Mr. Gang Lu

China

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Huai River Basin Marine Pollution Reduction: The objective is to demonstrate innovative and cost-effective water pollution control practices in Dongying City that will contribute to reduce nutrient and pollution load to the Bohai Sea, and develop and disseminate a replication strategy for the Huai River Basin. Bank Approval completed on 23 February 2012. Signing scheduled for 26 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P108592. US$ 5.0 (GEFU). Consultants will be required for implementation support (design and tendering document and construction quality reviews), and M&E. Office of Foreign Economy, No. 127 Lishan Road, Lixia District, Jinan, Tel: (86-531) 8697-4445, Fax: (86-531) 8694-2489, E-mail: Lipingsdxmb@126.com, Contact: Zhang Yanfu, Deputy Director

China

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Yan’an Urban Water Supply: The objective is to enhance the water security in Yan’an City by increasing water supply. Negotiations scheduled for 19 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P125458. US$ 60.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Yan’an WB Loan Project Management Office, Building 6, Water Supply Company, Shifan Road, Yan’an City, PO Box 716000, China, Tel: (86-911) 238-3969, E-mail: 77493425@qq.com, Contact: Feng Renjie, Director

China

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Guangdong Non-Point Pollution Control: The objective is to reduce rural and agricultural pollution by promoting source reduction, commercial utilization of agricultural wastes, and sound management and treatment of rural wastes. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 16 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Department of Agriculture, Guangdong Province, Guangdong, China

China

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Jiangxi Wuxikou Integrated Flood Management: The objective is to reduce the risk of flooding and generate much needed clean hydro-power energy for the central urban area of Jingdezhen City. Decision Meeting scheduled for 26 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P128867. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Project Management Office, No. 122, Yanjiangxilu Rd Jiangdezhen City, China, Tel: (86-798) 267-0633, E-mail: jdzwxk@163.com, Contact: Mr. Xiao Aiguo, Director, PMO

China

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Municipal Solid Waste Management-GEF: The objective is to strengthen the legislative and institutional framework and demonstrate in three municipalities the application of best available techniques to reduce the release of unintended persistent organic pollutants from municipal solid waste disposal areas and incinerators. Decision Meeting scheduled for 24 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 20.0 (GEFU). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Environmental Protection, 115 Xizhimennei Nanxiaojie, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 8226-8807, Fax: (86-10) 8220-0510, E-mail: yu.lifeng@mepfeco.org.cn, Contact: Ding Qiong, Department Head

China

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Ningbo Municipal Solid Waste Collection and Recycling Demonstration: The objective is to upgrade and modernize the infrastructure and management systems for municipal solid waste collection and recycling. Decision Meeting scheduled for 8 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123323. US$ 80.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required for the studies on project background and justification, technical advisory and project design during the project preparation. Ningbo WB Loan Project Management Office, 1506/R, F15 Tianning Tower, 138 West Zhongshan Road, Ningbo, China, Tel: (86-574) 8728-0409, E-mail: hzh4183@yeah.net, Contact: Zhonghua Huang, Executive Deputy Director

Fiji

Information and Communications

(R) Telecommunications: The objective is to stimulate growth and competitiveness by: (a) facilitating and enabling infrastructure and services in disadvantaged areas; and (b) stimulating a vibrant and equitable telecommunications/ICT sector. Preparation scheduled for 1 October 2014. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P113187. US$ 2.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Trade and Communications, Naibati House, 9 Goodenough Street, Suva, Fiji, Tel: (679) 330-5411, Fax: (679) 330-2617, Contact: Mr. P. Wise, Permanent Secretary

Indonesia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(N) Coral Reel Rehabilitation and Management Program III: The objective is to provide communities with the capacity and incentives to co-manage their coral reefs sustainably, by supporting: (a) more effective local governance; (b) livelihoods development and business innovation based on coral reef ecosystem goods and services; and (c) knowledge creation, dissemination, and regional networking. Pre-appraisal scheduled for 13 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 12.0 (GEFU). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF), Jl. Medan Merdeka Timur No. 16, Jakarta Pusat, Tel: (62-21) 351-9070, Fax: (62-21) 352-2560/2045, E-mail: truchimat@yahoo.com, Contact: Dr. Tony Ruchimat, Director, Coasts and Small Islands

Indonesia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Second Climate Change Development Policy Loan: The objective is to build on the progress of the Climate Change DPL and continue to develop a lower carbon, more climate-resilient growth path for Indonesia. This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 200.0 (IBRD).

Indonesia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Program Phase III: The objective is to improve the management of ecologically and economically critical coral reef resources in Indonesia, sustain productivity of these ecosystems, and improve livelihoods of dependent coastal communities. Decision Meeting scheduled for 27 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 50.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry for Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Jl. Medan Merdeka Timur No. 16, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 351-9070, Fax: (62-21) 352-2560, Contact: Suseno Sukoyono, Director

Indonesia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Forest Carbon: The objective is to develop good practice in finance incentive payments to reduce deforestation and forest degradation. Bank Approval scheduled for 14 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 6.8 (TF). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Forestry, Manggala Wanabhakti, Jl Gatot Subroto, Jakarta, Indonesia Tel/Fax: (62-21) 572-0227, E-mail: cites@dephut.go.id, Contact: Ir. Dadori, MM, Director General

Indonesia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Sumatra Wildlife Biodiversity: The objective is to improve the management of the remaining critical habitat for key wildlife in Sumatra. Particularly, the Sumatran Tiger to conserve key species at risk of extinction and prevent the loss of essential habitat biodiversity. Pre-appraisal scheduled for 30 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 10.0 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Forestry, Manggala Wanabhakti, Jl Gatot Subroto, Jakarta, Indonesia Tel/Fax: (62-21) 572-0227, E-mail: cites@dephut.go.id, Contact: Mr. Agus Budi Sutito, Head of Species and Genetic Conservation Division

Indonesia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Sustainable Management of Agricultural Research and Technology Dissemination (SMARTD): The objective is to strengthen the Indonesian Agency for Agriculture Research and Development (IAARD)’s capacity to develop and disseminate international best practice technologies for improved agricultural productivity, profitability and sustainability, especially the dual role of IAARD in research and outreach to farmers. Bank Approval scheduled for 18 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P117243. US$ 80.0/6.0 (IBRD/GAUL). Consultants will be required. Agency for Agricultural Research and Development, Jl. Ragunan No. 29, Pasar Minggu, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 780-1242, Fax: (62-21) 780-0644, E-mail: sekretariat@litbang.deptan.go.id, Contact: Dr. H. Sumarjo Gatot Irianto, Director General

Indonesia

Education

Research and Innovation in Science and Technology: The objectives are to: (a) create an enabling environment for research and development in science and technology; and (b) strengthen the human resources and performance incentives of key public science and technology institutes in Indonesia. Negotiations scheduled for 23 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P121842. US$ 95.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Science and Technology Network, Gendung II BPPT Lt.7, Jl. MH. Thamrin No.8, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 310-2062, Fax: (62-21) 310-2046, E-mail: fpzen@ristek.go.id, Contact: Prof. Freddy P. Zen D. Sc Deputy Minister

Indonesia

Energy and Mining

(N) Partnership for Market Readiness: The objective is to create and/or improve the conditions in Indonesia for use of carbon market instruments in the regulation and mitigation of GHG emission. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 18 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 5.7 (PMR). Consultants will be required. National Climate Change Council, Jalan Medan Merdeka Selatan No. 13, Lantai 18, Jakarta, Indonesia, E-mail: info@dnpi.go.id, Contact: DickyEdwin Hindarto, Head

Indonesia

Energy and Mining

(R) Chiller Energy Efficiency: The objective is to capture the significant potential for energy efficiency of new non-CFC chillers through an acceleration of the replacement of the existing stock of CFC-based chillers, and contribute to a market transformation to more energy conscious decision-making by chiller owners. Appraisal scheduled for 7 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P121003. US$ 3.7/18.0/1.0 (GEFU/KFW/MPIN). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Environment, Jl. D.I Panjaitan Kav. 24, Building A, 6th Floor, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 851-7164, Fax: (62-21) 8590-2521, E-mail: ozon@menlh.go.id, Contact: Sulistyowati M.M, Asst. Deputy Minister for Climate Change

Indonesia

Energy and Mining

(R) Renewable Energy for Electrification: The objective is to support the Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) to prepare, finance, and implement the 1,000 islands electrification program. Specifically, the proposed project would focus on grid connected renewable energy development and electricity access scale-up. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 21 February 2012. Preparation scheduled for 16 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 105.0/100.0 (IBRD/KFW). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Indonesia

Energy and Mining

(R) Second Power Transmission Development: The objective is to support the growth in electricity demand and increase access to electricity in a sustainable manner in Java-Bali and other large islands in East and West Indonesia. Appraisal completed on 16 February 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 2 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123994. US$ 325.0 (IBRD). No consultants are required. PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (Persero, PLN) National Power Co. Ltd Jl. Trunojoyo Blok M 1/135, Kebayoran Baru, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 725-1234, Fax: (62-21) 722-7042, ~Contact: I. Made Rosakya, Division Head

Indonesia

Energy and Mining

Energy Efficiency Financing: The objective is to finance energy efficiency projects in Indonesia’s manufacturing sub-sectors to reduce energy intensity and related GHG emissions. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 12 December 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Industry, Jen. Gatot Subroto, 16 FL. Kav. 52-53, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 525-5509 Ext 4063, Fax: (62-21) 525-3582, E-mail: harjantom@kemenperin.go.id, Contact: Mr. Harjanto, Director of Int. Indust Coop for RegI and Multi

Indonesia

Finance

(R) Financial Sector DPL: The objective is to promote the development of a sound, efficient and inclusive financial sector in order to support the GoI in achieving its medium-term growth and poverty reduction objectives. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 23 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 200.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, Radius Prawiro Building, 3rd Floor, Jl. Lapangan Banteng Timur No. 2-4, Jakarta 10710, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 350-0841, Fax: (62-21) 384-6635, E-mail: r_waluyanto@dmo.or.id, Contact: Rahmat Waluyanto, Director General for Debt Management

Indonesia

Finance

Lampung Water Supply Guarantee: The objectives are to: (a) expand coverage of piped water connections to residents of Lampung not currently served by the water utility; and (b) mobilize private financing for bulk water treatment and construction of the transmission and distribution network for expanded capacity of the water supply system. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 40.0 (GUID). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Indonesia

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Second Support for Poor and Disadvantaged Areas: The objectives are to support: (a) participatory pro-poor district planning; (b) improved service delivery responsive to community priorities; (c) access to justice for poor villagers; (d) capacity development, including for conflict resolution; and (e) improvements in business investment climate. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 80.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry for Development of Disadvantaged Areas, Jalan Abdul Muis 7, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 350-0334, Ext. 1424, Fax: (62-21) 325-2739, E-mail: p2dtk@indosat.net.id, Contact: Ir. Andjar Koentjoro, M.Sc, Act. Deputy Minister for Specific Areas Development

Indonesia

Health and Other Social Services

Health Insurance for the Poor Refinancing: The objective is to improve access to health services for the poor and near poor by ensuring proper targeting, improved efficiency and financial sustainability of the Jamkesmas program. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 16 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). No consultants are required. Ministry of Agriculture, Jl. HR Rasuna Said, Jakarta Pusat, Indonesia Tel/Fax: (62-21) 520-1588, E-mail: rorendepkes@gmail.com, Contact: Dr. Untung Suseno, M. Kes, Head of Planning Bureau

Indonesia

Industry and Trade

(R) Community-Based Settlement Rehabilitation and Reconstruction: The objective is to meet the needs of targeted households for: (a) seismic resistant housing and (b) community infrastructure in disaster affected villages in Central and West Java and Yogyakarta and other areas affected by natural disaster. Signing scheduled for 23 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 11.5 (TF). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Public Works, Jl. Pattimura No. 20, Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 7279-6158, Fax: (62-21) 7279-6155, E-mail: widjanarko@pu.go.id, agoeswidjanarko@hotmail.com, widjanarko@hotmail.com, Contact: Guratno Hartono, Director of Building and Neighborhood Development

Indonesia

Industry and Trade

(R) Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) Phase-out in the Foam Sector: The objective is to help the Government meet the HCFC phase-out obligations in the foam sector to the Montreal Protocol. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 5 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 20.0 (MPIN). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Environment, Otorita Batam Building A 6 th Floor, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 858-0107, Fax: (62-21) 8590-6678, E-mail: gempur@menlh.go.id, Contact: Mohd. Gempur Adnan, Deputy Minister for Environmental Pollution Control

Indonesia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Food Access Program (DPL-DDO): The objective is to provide a mechanism through which international development partners can support Indonesia’s aim to proactively ensure affordable access to key staples should food prices once again rise sharply in world markets. Bank Approval scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 200.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Coordinating Ministry for the Economy and Ministry of Finance, Jl. Lapangan Banteng Timur 2-4, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 381-0175, Fax: (62-21) 384-6635, E-mail: webmaster@dmo.or.id, Contact: Ms. Diah Maulida, Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Marine

Indonesia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Public Expenditure and Economic Resilience Support (PEERS): The objective is to support the Government in addressing the adverse impact on public expenditures from the ongoing financial market volatility. GOI will put in place a set of confidence-boosting policy measures as well as back-up financing to give markets confidence and maintain access to financial markets open. Decision Meeting completed on 13 March 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 5 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P130048. US$ 2000.0 (IBRD). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, Radius Prawiro Building, 3rd Floor, Jl. Lapangan Banteng Timur No. 2-4, Jakarta 10710, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 350-0841, Fax: (62-21) 384-6635, E-mail: r_waluyanto@dmo.or.id, Contact: Mr. Rahmat Waluyanto, Director General of Debt Management

Indonesia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Metropolitan Areas Development: The objective is to improve planning and investment within specific Metropolitan Areas in order to promote sustainable economic growth. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 12 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 400.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. BAPPENAS, Jl. Madiun No. 4, Jakarta, Indonesia Tel/Fax (62-21) 3193-4731

Indonesia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Second Local Government and Decentralization: The objective is to build on lessons from the Local Government and Decentralization pilot, deepen the governance and accountability reforms associated with the use of DAK grants, and expand the program to another set of provinces and their districts. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 21 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 250.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Finance, J. Lapangan Banteng Timur 2-4, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 384-1067, Fax: (62-21) 380-8395, E-mail: tlumbantobing@gmail.com, Contact: T. Lumban Tobing, Deputy Director for Funds

Indonesia

Transportation

(R) Fourth National Program for Community Empowerment in Urban Areas Program Nasional Pemberdayaan Masyarakat: The objective is to assist the Government to ensure that the urban poor benefit from improved socio-economic and local governance conditions through the institutionalization of elected representative community organizations. Appraisal completed on 23 February 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 16 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125405. US$ 266.0/23.5 (IBRD/IDPN). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Public Works, Jl. Pattimura No. 20, Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 7279-6158, Fax: (62-21) 7279-6155, E-mail: winda.purnama17@yahoo.co.id, Contact: Budi Yuwono, Director General of Human Settlements

Indonesia

Transportation

(R) Road Asset Preservation: The objective is to improve the usage (execution, effectiveness, and delivery of outputs) of the sub-national roads. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 19 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 300.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Home Affairs, MOHA, Jl. Medan Merdeka Utara No. 7, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 345-0038

Indonesia

Transportation

First Connectivity Development Policy Loan: The objective is to support the Government of Indonesia’s domestic connectivity priority areas. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 28 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 200.0 (IBRD). No consultants are required. Coordinating Ministry for the Economy and Ministry of Finance, Jl. Lapangan Banteng Timur 2-4, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 381-0175, Fax: (62-21) 384-6635, E-mail: webmaster@dmo.or.id, Contact: Mr. Rahmat Waluyanto, Director General of Debt Management

Indonesia

Transportation

Ports Modernization: The objective is to assist in the pre-investment stage of the port development program and assist the Ministry of Transport to implement considerable improvements in their capacity for port infrastructure development, management and financing. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 29 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 67.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Transport, Jl.Merdeka Barat No. 8, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 381-1308, Fax: (62-21) 345-1657

Indonesia

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Fifth National Program for Community Empowerment in Rural Area (PNPM RURAL V): The objective is to provide additional resources to the Government of Indonesia’s key community-based poverty alleviation program for rural areas, the National Community Empowerment Program for Rural Areas, where over 60% of the Indonesia’s poor reside. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 750.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Home Affairs, Jl. Raya Pasar Minggu Km 19, South Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 7919-1684, Fax: (62-21) 7919-6118, E-mail: ppkpmd@yahoo.com, nuryantohadisucipto@yahoo.com, Contact: Drs. Nuryanti, Director of Community Institution and Training

Indonesia

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Infrastructure Guarantee Fund (IGF): The objective is to strengthen IGF as a single window institution to appraise infrastructure public-private partnership projects requiring government guarantees, and facilitate appropriate guarantee and project preparation support to qualified projects. Negotiations scheduled for 30 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P118916. US$ 30.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Indonesia Infrastructure Guarantee Fund, Sampoerna Strategic Square, South Tower, 14th Floor, Jl, Jenderal Sudirman Kav Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 5795-0550, E-mail: s.roesly@iigf.co.id, Contact: Sinthya Roesly, President Director; Risk Management Unit, Ministry of Finance, MOF Complex, J1, DR Wahidin No. 1, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 3441484, E-mail: aristalyakusma@gmail.com, Contact: Mr. Bambang Brodjonegoro, DG of Fiscal Policy Office

Indonesia

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation (Ln. 81210-ID): The objective is  to introduce improved Operations and Maintenance practices in four pilot areas: (a) dredging, modern technology and best practice; (b) environmental, responsible sludge disposal; (c) social, equitable resettlement practices; and (d) institutional, coordinated routine maintenance planning and practice. Signing scheduled for 22 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P111034. US$ 139.6 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Public Works, Jl. Pattimura 20, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 726-2366, Fax: (62-21) 726-1292, E-mail: suryaningsih25@hotmail.com, Contact: Ir. Pitoyo Subandrio, Director for River and Cost, Head of PMU, DGWR, MPW

Indonesia

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Third Water Supply and Sanitation for Low-Income Communities (PAMSIMAS) Additional Financing: The objective is to continue to support the sustainable access to improve water supply and sanitation facilities to an additional 5,000 villages and support the Government’s program for achievement of the MDGs. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 27 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 100.0/50.0 (IBRD/AUSL). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Public Works, Jl. Pattimura No. 20, Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 7279-6158, Fax: (62-21) 7279-6155, Contact: Budi Yuwono, Director General of Human Settlement

Indonesia

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Urban Solid Waste Management Program: The objective is to improve solid waste collection and disposal in selected participating municipalities through improvements in the operations, maintenance and cost recovery of the solid waste management systems in these municipalities. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 27 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 100.0/20.0 (IBRD/ZBIL). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Public Works, Jl. Pattimura 20, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia Tel/Fax: (62-21) 724-7564, Contact: Ir. Djoko Kirmanto, Minister

Indonesia

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Water and Sanitation Investment Facility: The objective is to increase access to water supply and sanitation services by supporting the central government programs of capital grants output-based grants and loans through program partner facilities, and supporting central and local government capacity strengthening. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 24 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required for preparation. Ministry of Public Works, Jl. Pattimura No. 20, Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 7279-6158, Fax: (62-21) 7279-6155, Contact: Budi Yuwono, Director General of Human Settlements; Indonesia Investment Agency, Graha Mandiri, 5th Floor, Jl Imam Bonjol, No. 61, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: (62-21) 3983-2091/94, Fax: (62-21) 3983-2095, Contact: Soritaon Siregar, CEO

Kiribati

Information and Communications

(R) Telecommunications and ICT Development: The objective is to increase access to reliable and affordable telecommunications services for the majority of the people of Kiribati. Decision Meeting scheduled for 11 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 4.0/1.1 (IDA Credit/PRIF). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Communications, Transport and Tourism Development, POB 487, Betio, Tarawa, Kiribati, Tel: (686) 26-003, Fax: (686) 26-193, E-mail: secretary@mcttd.gov.ki, Contact: Tarsu Murdoch, Secretary

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Strengthening Projection and Management Effectiveness for Wildlife and Protected Areas: The objective is to increase capacity for effective protected area management, wildlife conservation and control of illegal wildlife trade. Decision Meeting scheduled for 15 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128392. US$ 7.4 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Tel: (856-20) 5569-9461, E-mail: b_phan.thavong@yahoo.com, Contact: Bouaphanh Phanthavong, Director

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Scaling-Up Participatory Sustainable Forest Management: The objective is to support scaling-up the Participatory Sustainable Forest Management (PSFM) in designated Production Forest Areas (PFAs). Preparation scheduled for 30 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 15.0/13.3 (IDA Credit/CSCF). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Lanxang Avenue, PO Box: 811, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Tel: (856-21) 219 561, E-mail: dofadmin@gmail.com, Contact: Mr. Oupakone Alounsavath, Head of the Planning Division

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Strengthening Protection and Management Effectiveness for Wildlife and Protected Areas: The objective is to increase capacity for effective protected area management, wildlife conservation and control of illegal wildlife trade. Decision Meeting scheduled for 15 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128393. US$ 12.0/7.4 (IDA Credit/GEFS). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Tel: (856-20) 5569-9461, E-mail: b_phan.thavong@yahoo.com, Contact: Bouaphanh Phanthavong, Director

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Finance

Statistics for Results Program: The objective is to modernize and streamline the National Statistical System to ensure that it is sufficiently resourced in terms of human resources, essential tools and infrastructure to produce and disseminate reliable and timely statistics in a cost effective manner. Appraisal scheduled for 30 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 8.0/9.4 (SRTF/ZMUL). Consultants will be required. Department of Planning and Investment, Luang Prabang Road, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Tel: (856-51) 251-179, Fax: (856-51) 251-178, E-mail: pxaykosy@yahoo.com, Contact: Dr. Samaychanh Boupha, Director General

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Industry and Trade

(N) Second Trade Development Facility: The objective is to support the implementation of Government’s trade and integration priorities outlined in the 2012 DTIS Action Matrix, and in particular to contribute to improved export competitiveness and the expansion and diversification of exports. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 1 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 3.0/7.0 (IDA Grant/TF). Consulting services to be determined. . IF NIU, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Phonxay Road, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Tel: (856-21) 415-930, E-mail: info@laosaft.org

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Industry and Trade

(R) Eighth Poverty Reduction Support: The objective is to support policies that ensure sustain growth and improve revenue mobilization in the medium term, by increasing resources available to be used for implementing the Seventh National Socio Economic Development Plan (NSEDP7). Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 23 February 2012. Decision Meeting scheduled for 3 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 10.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, 23 Singha Road, PO Box 46, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Tel: (856-21) 911 611, Fax: (856-21) 412 142, E-mail: chanthavongsa.t@gmail.com, Contact: Mrs. Thipphakone Chanthavongsa, Director General

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Khammouane Development Additional Financing: The objective is to strengthen the planning process and public financial management associated with the decentralized delivery of public services and infrastructure, including irrigation development, in Khammouane Province. The credit was signed on 29 February 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127176. US$ 8.6 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Department of Planning and Investment, Luang Prabang Road, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Tel: (856-51) 251-179, Fax: (856-51) 251-178, E-mail: pxaykosy@yahoo.com, Contact: Mr. Phousana Xaykosy, Head of Planning Unit

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Public Financial Management Strengthening: The objective is to provide financing to improve budget planning and execution, financial reporting and auditing, and strengthening external oversight functions. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 12 March 2012. Decision Meeting scheduled for 31 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 25.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, 23 Singha Road, PO Box 46, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Tel: (856-21) 412-142/417, Fax: (856-21) 900-926

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Transportation

(N) Additional Financing Road Sector: The objective is to improve road services on two main national corridors and the provincial road network, to recover the conditions of Typhoon Ketsana damaged roads, and to establish a contingency fund for quick response in the road sector. Appraisal scheduled for 2 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 20.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Marshall Islands

Energy and Mining

North Pacific Energy: The objective is to support the Government to: (a) review Marshalls Energy Company (MEC) and Kwajalein Atoll Joint Utility Resource (KAJUR) electricity operations; (b) review MEC’s Petroleum Operations; and (c) assess scope for Rural Electrification initiatives and review the potential for greater reliance of renewable energy sources. Decision Meeting scheduled for 5 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P122618. US$ 5.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, PO Box D Cabinet Building, Majuro, Marshall Islands, Tel: (692) 625 7017, E-mail: finsec@ntamar.net, Contact: Alfred Alfred, Secretary of Finance

Marshall Islands

Information and Communications

Telecommunications and ICT Development: The objective is to support improved access to telecommunications and ICT in the Marshall Islands. Decision Meeting scheduled for 25 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 3.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Finance, PO Box D Cabinet Building, Majuro, Marshall Islands, Tel: (692) 625 7017, E-mail: finsec@ntamar.net, Contact: Alfred Alfred, Secretary of Finance

Micronesia, Federated States of

Information and Communications

(N) Telecommunications and ICT Development: The objective is to increase access to ICT services for the majority of FSM citizens and support the enabling environment for telecoms and ICT development. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 17 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 13.0/0.5 (IDA Credit/PRIF). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mongolia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Integrated Livestock-based Livelihoods Support: The objectives are to: (a) link farmers to markets; (b) raise livestock productivity and quality to improve livestock productivity and quality, to enhance access to domestic and regional markets; and (c) strengthen donor coordination. Appraisal scheduled for 2 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125964. US$ 11.0 (GAFS). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, Government Building No.9, Peace Avenue 16A, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Tel: (976-11) 262 853, E-mail: erdenejargal@mofa.gov.mn

Mongolia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Third Sustainable Livelihoods: The objective is to fully institutionalize appropriate mechanisms utilized in phase I and II of the Sustainable Livelihoods Program to reduce the vulnerability of rural communities throughout Mongolia. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 16 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 20.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Finance, Mongolia

Mongolia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Forested Landscape Protected Areas (PA) Revitalization: The objective is to conserve globally-significant biodiversity through major arousal of public pressure for revitalization of the national PA system, using PAs adjacent to the capital, Ulaanbaatar. Bank Approval scheduled for 29 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P120593. US$ 1.7 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism, Government Building No. 3, Baga Toiruu 44, Ulaanbaatar 11, Mongolia, Tel: (976-11) 312-269, Fax: (976-11) 321-401, E-mail: monenv@mail.mn, Contact: Donchinbuu Enkhbat, Director-General

Mongolia

Education

(R) Global Partnership for Education Early Childhood Education: The objective is to assist the Government to cope with the surge in total fertility rates by providing access to early childhood education for children in disadvantaged communities. GEF Council Approval completed on 13 February 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 30 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125445. US$ 10.0 (FTIE). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Government Building 111, Baga Toiruu 44, Mongolia, Tel: (976-11) 260-816, Fax: (976-11) 323-158, E-mail: ftimgl@gmail.com, Contact: Sumiyadorj Moonon, Deputy Director

Mongolia

Energy and Mining

(R) Ulaanbaatar Clean Air: The objective is to support measures which will reduce emissions from heating and transport sectors in Ulaanbaatar. Bank Approval scheduled for 3 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122320. US$ 15.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. USIP Project Management Unit, 504, Peace Avenue 56, TG Center, Khoroo 1, Sukhbaatar District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Tel/Fax: (976-11) 321-674, E-mail: usip2@magicnet.mn, Contact: Mr. Erdenepurev, Office of Director of Fuel Policy

Mongolia

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Third Ulaanbaatar Urban Service Improvement: The objective is to support the Municipality of Ulaanbaatar in prioritizing infrastructure investments in selected ger areas through an integrated District level planning system and targeted investments. Negotiations scheduled for 22 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122535. US$ 20.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Second Ulaanbaatar Service Improvement Project, Floor 6, Azmon Center, Peace Avenue-50, Khoroo No1, Sukhbaatar District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Tel/Fax: (976-11) 321 674, E-mail: usip2@magicnet.mn, Contact: Mrs. L. Badamkhorloo, Director

Papua New Guinea

Energy and Mining

Energy Sector Development: The objective is to provide approximately 500,000 households with access to electricity and a number of small hydros which would support a transmission grid, providing electricity to Eastern Highlands, Chimbu, Western Highlands, Southern Highlands, Sepik and Madang Provinces. Negotiations scheduled for 30 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P101578. US$ 6.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Department of Petroleum and Energy, PO Box 1993, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Tel: (675) 322-4200, Fax: (675) 322-4222, E-mail: davideteric@petroleum.gov.pg, Contact: David Eteric, Executive Officer

Papua New Guinea

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Rural Service Delivery and Local Governance Preparation and Pilot: The objective is to pilot a successful Community Driven Development (CDD) platform in PNG that would be adopted by Government as a way to improve the access, quality and management of basic public services delivered in rural communities in PNG. Bank Approval scheduled for 26 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126157. US$ 3.8 (F7BK). Consultants will be required. Department of Provincial and Local Government Affairs, PO Box 1287, BOROKO NCD, Papua New Guinea, Tel: (67-5) 301-1002, Fax: (67-5) 325-0553, E-mail: mzurenuoc@dplga.gov.pg, Contact: Honorable Job Pomat, MP, Minister for Intern-Government Relations

Philippines

Education

(R) Second National Program Support for Basic Education: The objective is to improve the quality and coverage of basic education in the Philippines through raising reading and numeracy skills, developing effective approaches to improve access, strengthening performance accountability and incentives and improved targeting of lagging schools. Decision Meeting scheduled for 29 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P118904. US$ 300.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Department of Education, Meralco Avenue Extension, Pasig City, Philippines, Tel: (63-2) 631-2527, Fax: (63-2) 633-7302, E-mail: usecquijano@yahoo.com, Contact: Yolanda Quijano, Undersecretary

Philippines

Energy and Mining

(R) Renewable Energy Development: The objective is to support the renewable energy generation and distribution efficiency projects. Decision Meeting scheduled for 16 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category F. US$ 140.0/50.0/40.0 (IBRD/CCTF/GUAR). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Philippines

Finance

(R) Regional Infrastructure for Growth (Ln. 81190-PH): The objectives are to: (a) finance regional infrastructure through the Development Bank of the Philippines, including investments by private sector, local governments and utilities; and (b) support investments priorities of the regional development committee. The loan was signed on 2 February 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P108904. US$ 50.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Development Bank of Philippines, Gil Puyat Corner Makati Avenue, Makati City, Philippines, Tel: (63-2) 637-5855, Fax: (63-2) 637-5870, E-mail: ffdelrosario@dbp.ph, Contact: Francisco F. Del Rosario, Jr, President and CEO

Philippines

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Second National Program Support for Health: The objectives are to support the Department of Health, the Philippines Health Insurance Corporation (Phil Health) and health providers to: (a) become an effective steward in the health sector, (b) manage the strategic purchasing function, and (c) prepare health providers for effective contracting with PhilHealth. Negotiations scheduled for 28 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P119069. US$ 300.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Department of Health, Department of Health Compound, Rizal Avenue, Manila, Philippines Tel/Fax: (63-2) 651-7824, E-mail: aapadilla@co.doh.gov.ph, Contact: Dr. Gerardo V. Bayugo, Undersecretary

Philippines

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Social Welfare and Development Reform Additional Financing: The objective, same as the parent project, is to reinforce the support for the Government’s CCT program that undergoes a substantial geographical scale-up. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 27 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Department of Social Welfare and Development, Batasan Pambansa complex, Constitution Hills, Quezon, Philippines, Tel: (63-2) 931-7916, Fax: (63-2) 931-8191, E-mail: dinky@dswd.gov.ph, Contact: Ms. Corazon Soliman, Secretary

Philippines

Industry and Trade

(R) Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) Phase-out: The objective is to assist the Philippines in meeting its HCFC phase-out obligations to the Montreal Protocol. Appraisal scheduled for 13 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 40.0 (MPIN). Consultants will be required. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, 4/F DENR Main Building, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City, Tel: (63-2) 926-2672, Fax: (63-2) 924-2540, E-mail: osec@denr.gov.ph, Contact: Jose Atienza, Jr Secretary

Philippines

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Development Policy Loan 2: The objective is to help achieve sustained inclusive growth by: (a) maintaining a stable macro-economic environment; (b) improving Competitiveness and Increasing Infrastructure Investment; (c) improving Governance; and (d) developing the Human Capital of the Poor. Decision Meeting scheduled for 1 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 300.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Department of Finance, 5/F DOF Building, BSP Complex Roxas Boulevard, Manila, Philippines, Tel: (632) 525-4194/496-6571, Fax: (632) 523-9216, E-mail: Ideleon@dof.gov.ph, Contact: Rosalia V. de Leon, Under Secretary

Philippines

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Land Administration and Management Additional Financing: The objective is to fast-track the national roll-out of the Land Administration and Management System (LAMS) in all sixteen regions in support of the land surveying and titling program being implemented through local government units (LGU) for LGU-led titling activities and also under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP). Decision Meeting scheduled for 9 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 61.7 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, DENR Compound, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Philippines, Tel: (63-2) 928-1197, Fax: (63-2) 928-1195, E-mail: lamp@denr.ov.ph, Contact: Manuel D. Gerochi, Undersecretary for Staff Bureaus and Project Management

Philippines

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Manila Bay Integrated Water Quality Management: The objective is to improve the quality of water in the Manila Bay, Pasig River and Laguna Lake system, through institutional mechanisms enabling integrated and comprehensive support for public and private initiatives, to address sources of pollution, sedimentation and flooding in key pollution hotspots. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 10 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 50.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, Tel: (632) 929-6626, Fax: (632) 926-8074, E-mail: tehanna08@gmail.com, Contact: Analiza R. Teh, Assistant Secretary

Philippines

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Local Government Support for Performance Grants: The objective is to support the introduction of a performance grant system for LGUs to provide incentives for governance improvement in areas such as local revenue mobilization, fiduciary control, planning and budgeting, and public participation. This project is on hold until further notice. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P097445. US$ 70.0/20.0 (IBRD/AUSL). Consulting services to be determined. Department of Finance, Municipal Development Fund Office, DOF Bldg BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd Manila, Philippines, Tel: (63-2) 523-9215, Fax: (63-2) 526-8474, Contact: Margarito Teves, Secretary

Philippines

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

National Community Driven Development Program: The objective is to empower local communities in targeted poor municipalities and urban areas in achieving improved access to basic services and more inclusive local government planning and budgeting. The proposed project would support KALAHI-CIDSS Program. Preparation scheduled for 19 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 300.0/50.0/50.0 (IBRD/ZBIL/ZMUL). Consulting services to be determined. Department of Social Welfare and Development, Constitution Hills, Batasan Complex, Philippines, Tel: (63-2) 931-8101, Fax: (63-2) 931-8191, E-mail: dinky@dswd.gov.ph, Contact: Hon. Corazon Juliano-Soliman, Secretary

Philippines

Transportation

Cavite-Laguna North South Highway: The objectives are to: (a) improve road access to the country’s premier industrial belt by reducing traffic congestion through construction of the North-South Expressway; and (b) assist in creating an enabling environment for private sector participation through public-private partnerships. Decision Meeting scheduled for 8 February 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P101581. US$ 140.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Department of Public Works and Highways, Bonifacio Dr Port Area, Manila, Philippines, Tel: (63-2) 304-3000, Fax: (63-2) 304-3033, E-mail: cabral.ma_catalina@dpwh.gov.ph, Contact: Catalina Cabral, Assistant Secretary

Philippines

Transportation

Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT): The objectives are to: (a) improve passenger mobility and access in project corridors by providing an alternative that is safer, more secure, more efficient, and generates fewer emissions; and (b) demonstrate effective public private partnership arrangements in the Philippines first BRT. Decision Meeting scheduled for 13 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P119343. US$ 90.0/25.0/25.0 (IBRD/AFD/CIF). Consulting services to be determined. Department of Transportation and Communication, 17/F The Columbia Tower, Ortigas Ave, Brgy. Wack-Wack, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines, Tel: (63-2) 723-1507, 727-7960, Fax: (63-2) 726-7128, E-mail: gdesguerra@gmail.com, Contact: George Esguerra, Assistant Secretary, Planning

Philippines

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Manila Bay Integrated Water Quality Management: The objective is to contribute to the improvement of the quality of water in Manila Bay, Pasig River and Laguna Lake system through the establishment of institutional mechanisms and implementation of investments in priority pollution hotspots through public and private actions. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 10 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 8.7 (GEFU). Consulting services to be determined. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Quezon City, Philippines, Tel: (63-2) 9296626 to 29, Fax: (63-2) 9268074, E-mail: tehanna08@gmail.com, tehanna17@yahoo.com

Philippines

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Manila Wastewater Management: The objective is to improve waterwaste services in selected sub-catchments of Metro Manila and surrounding areas. Appraisal completed on 17 February 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 16 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category F. Project: P113844. US$ 275.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Land Bank of the Philippines, 1598 M. H. Del Pilar Street, Philippines Tel/Fax: (63-2) 812-4056, E-mail: gpico@mail.landbank.com, Contact: Gilda Pico, President and CEO

Regional

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(N) Capturing Coral Reef Ecosystem Services (CCRES): The objective is to support targeted learning and innovation to promote an ecosystem-based approach to capturing value from the sustainable management of coral reef and associated mangrove ecosystem services in the East Asia/Pacific region. Project Concept Note scheduled for 4 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 4.5 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. TA wiill be required for both preparation and implementation of the Project. This will draw on the ecological, economic, social and business sciences to: (i) scope out the project design, institutional arrangements and delivery mechanisms for the needed TA for each component and (ii) implement the project. University of Queensland, East Asia and Pacific

Regional

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Utilizing Kalahi-Cidss Approach to Improve Early Childhood Development and Basic Education Services: The objective is to empower local communities in targeted poor municipalities to improve access to sustainable basic public services and participate in more inclusive local government unit planning and budgeting. Signing scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128342. US$ 10.0 (PHPT). Consultants will be required for financial management analyst and community-based infrastructure engineers. Department of Social Welfare and Development, Batasan Road, Quezon City, Philippines Tel/Fax: (63-2) 931-8191, E-mail: dinky@dswd.gov.ph, Contact: Secretary Corazon Juliano Soliman, National Project Director

Regional

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Integrated Water Resources Management (Cr. H6750-LA, Cr. H7620-4M): The objective is to support the implementation of integrated water resources management for the Lower Mekong River Basin (Cambodia, Lao, Thailand and Viet Nam) to achieve the sustainable water resources management. Bank Approval completed on 8 March 2012. Signing scheduled for 18 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P104806. US$ 26.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Mekong River Commission, PO Box 6101, Unit 18 Ban Sithane Neua, Sikhottabong District, Vientiane 01000, Viet Nam, Tel: (856-21) 263-263, Fax: (856-21) 263-264, E-mail: mrcs@mrcmekong.org, Contact: Mr. Phoumin Han, Regional Coordinator, M-IWRMP, MRC

Regional

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Phase II: The objective is to establish a series of examples for the integrated water resources management in the Mekong Basin at regional, national and sub regional level. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 22 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 44.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Mekong River Commissions, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Tel: (856-21) 263-263, Fax: (856-21) 263-264, E-mail: Phoumin@mrcmekong.org, Contact: Mr. Phoumin Han, Project Coordination and Management Unit

Samoa

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Agriculture Competitiveness Enhancement (Cr. 50890-WS): The objective is to improve the competitiveness of Samoan farmers by strengthening value chains for selected agricultural products for which Samoa has a strong comparative advantage, in collaboration with the agribusiness sector. Bank Approval scheduled for 29 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P115351. US$ 8.0/5.0 (IDA Credit/GFCR). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, 2, 3, 4th Floors Central Bank Building, Matafele, Apia, Samoa, Tel: (685) 34-331, Fax: (685) 21-312, E-mail: hinauri.petana@mof.gov.ws, Contact: Hinauri Petana, Chief Executive Officer

Samoa

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Enhancing the Climate Resilience of Coastal Resources and Communities: The objectives are to: (a) reduce vulnerability; and (b) enhance the capacity of natural systems and coastal communities to recover from impacts (chronic and acute) associated with climate change and extreme weather events. Bank Approval scheduled for 29 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 9.7 (CSCF). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, 2, 3, 4th Floors, Central Bank Building, Matafele, Apia, Samoa, Tel: (685) 34-333, E-mail: litara.taulealo@mof.gov.ws, Contact: Ms. Litara Taulealo, Program Coordinator

Samoa

Transportation

(R) Enhancing Climate Resilience for West Coast Road: The objective is to upgrade drainage and reinforce the surface of the West Coast Road from Apia to the airport, in order to increase its resilience to climate change. Bank Approval scheduled for 29 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126504. US$ 15.0 (CSCF). Consulting services to be determined. Land Transport Authority, PO Box 1607, Samoa, Tel: (685) 26-740, Fax: (685) 26-739, E-mail: galuvao@lta.gov.ws, Contact: Leasi Galuvao, CEO

Solomon Islands

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Adaptation: The objective is to implement of climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction priority measures. Project Concept Note completed on 8 December 2011. Decision Meeting scheduled for 18 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 5.0/0.6/2.7 (GEFU/GFDR/PHRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Environment and Conservation, PO Box G13, Honiara, Solomon Islands, Tel: (677) 21-074, Fax: (677) 212-7855, E-mail: minister@mecm.gov.sb, Contact: Mr. Shadrack Fanega, Permanent Secretary

Solomon Islands

Energy and Mining

(R) Tina River Hydropower Development: The objectives are to: (a) improve the affordability of electricity on Guadalcanal by switching energy production from very expensive, imported, diesel power to hydropower, a sustainable, lower cost, and renewable alternative; and (b) mobilize private financing for power generation to supplement limited public resources. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P114317. US$ 12.0/8.0 (EUIB/GUID). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification, PO Box G37, Lengakiki Ridge, Honiara, Solomon Islands, Tel: (677) 28-609/25-937, Fax: (677) 25-811, E-mail: douglas.alex800@yahoo.com, Contact: Alex Douglas, Permanent Secretary, Special Duties

Solomon Islands

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Development Policy Operation I: The objective is to support the Interim Strategy Note and National Development Strategy public service delivery objectives. Bank Approval scheduled for 26 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P126740. US$ 2.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance and Treasury, PO Box 26, Honiara, Solomon Islands, Tel: (677) 22-556, E-mail: sfanega@mof.gov.sb, Contact: Shadrach Fanega, Permanent Secretary

Thailand

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Supporting Capacity Building, Law Enforcement, and Market Incentives for Wildlife Conservation: The objective is to support direct conservation activities, enforce wildlife conservation laws, and reduce pressures on forest resources that fits well with the goals of the GEF objectives in the biodiversity focal area. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 1 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 5.0 (GEFU). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of National Resources and Environment, 61 Paholyothin Road, Lad Yao, Jatujak, Bangkok, Thailand, Tel: (66-02) 2561-4835, E-mail: chatw@dnp.go.th, Contact: Chatchawan Pisdamkham, Director of Wildlife Conservation Office

Thailand

Industry and Trade

(R) Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) Phase-out Phase I: The objective is to assist government in meeting its HCFC phase-out obligations to the Montreal Protocol. These obligations are consumption freeze in 2013 (defined as production and consumption equal to the baseline average of 2009 and 2010), and a 10 percent reduction below the baseline by 2015. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 6 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 25.0 (MPIN). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Industry, Department of Industrial Works, 75/6 Rama VI Road, Ratchthewi, Bangkok, Thailand, Tel: (66-2) 202-4101, Fax: (66-2) 354-3390, E-mail: arthit.w@diw.mail.go.th, Contact: Mr. Arthit Wuthikaro, Director General

Thailand

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Public Sector Development Policy (Ln. 77230-TH): The objective is to assist the Government to strengthen the performance of the public sector. Signing scheduled for 18 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P114154. US$ 1000.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Public Debt Management Office, Ministry of Finance, Rama VI Road, Bangkok, Thailand, Tel: (66-02) 273-9158, Fax: (66-02) 273-9109, E-mail: suwitroj@vayu.mof.go.th, Contact: Mr. Suwit Rojanavanich, Director, Public Policy and Planning Bureau

Timor-Leste

Information and Communications

(R) Telecommunications and ICT Development: The objective is to facilitate increase access to a wide variety of reliable and affordable telecommunications services for the entire population of Timor-Leste through efficient and well-regulated competition. Appraisal scheduled for 1 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 7.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Infrastructure, Rua de Caikoli, Dili Timor, Timor-Leste, Tel: (670) 723-6746, Fax: (670) 333-1500, E-mail: jose.mstr@gmail.com, Contact: H.E. Mr. Pedro Lay, Minister of Infrastructure

Tonga

Energy and Mining

(R) Energy Road Map Implementation: The objective is to provide technical assistance to implement: (a) recommendations from the Petroleum Supply Chain Study; (b) institutional, legal, policy and regulatory updates for petroleum and electricity; (c) design the proposed Tonga Green Incentive Fund; and (d) TPL investments for safety, data acquisition and improved efficiency. Decision Meeting scheduled for 30 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122939. US$ 5.0/3.0/3.0 (IDA Grant/ZBIL/ZPCI). Consulting services to be determined. Tonga Energy Roadmap Implementation Unit, PO Box 5, Nuku’alofa, Tonga, Tel: (676) 24-644, Fax: (676) 23-888, Contact: Rob Solomon, PM Economic Advisor; Tonga Power Limited, PO Box 1704, Nuku’alofa, Tonga, Tel: (676) 28-344, Fax: (676) 23-632, Contact: Peter McGill, CEO

Tonga

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(N) Economic Recovery Operation II: The objective is to support the Government of Tonga’s efforts to facilitate the recovery of its economy and public finances over the medium term, in the wake of the global economic crisis. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 20 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 5.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Vanuatu

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) National Adaption: The objectives are to: (a) mainstream CCA and DRR at national, provincial and community levels; (b) strengthen capacity in date analysis, mapping and vulnerability Assessments; and (c) implement climate resilience measures in targeted sectors. Project Concept Note completed on 12 March 2012. Pre-appraisal scheduled for 1 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P112611. US$ 2.8/2.6 (ECEA/GEFU). Consulting services to be determined. Vanuatu Meteorological Service, PMB 9054, Port Vila, Vanuatu, Tel: (678) 22-331, Fax: (678) 24-686, E-mail: jnapat@meteo.vu, Contact: Mr. Jotham Napat, Director

Viet Nam

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Climate Change Development Policy (Cr. 50400-VN): The objective is to improve the management of marine and coastal resources in support of sustainable fisheries in selected coastal provinces of Viet Nam. Bank Approval completed on 2 February 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P122667. US$ 70.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development, 2 Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 843-8688, Fax: (84-4) 843-8791, E-mail: hong_vuthu@yahoo.com, Contact: Dr. Nguyen Thi Tuyet Hoa

Viet Nam

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Climate Change Development Policy II: The objective is to improve the management of marine and coastal resources in support of sustainable fisheries in selected coastal provinces of Viet Nam. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 27 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 70.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, 2 Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: 84-4) 843-8688, Fax: (84-4) 843-8791, E-mail: cpowb5@gmail.com, Contact: Dr. Nguyen Thi Tuyet Hao, The Head

Viet Nam

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Coastal Resources for Sustainable Development: The objective is to support improvements in the development and management of coastal and marine resources in Viet Nam. Appraisal completed on 17 January 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 20 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P124702. US$ 6.5 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), No. 2 Ngoc Ha Street, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3846-8160, Fax: (84-4) 3845-4319, E-mail: bnn@fpt.vn, Contact: Mme. Hoa Hoa, Head of the International Cooperation Department

Viet Nam

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Strengthening Regional Cooperation on Biodiversity Conservation in Protected Areas of Viet Nam: The objective is to strengthen regional cooperation on biodiversity conservation in protected areas and reducing illegal wildlife trade. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 11 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 20.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Viet Nam

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Sustainable Natural Resource Management: The objective is to support improvements in the development and management of coastal and marine resources in Viet Nam. Negotiations scheduled for 27 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P118979. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), No. 2 Ngoc Ha Street, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3846-8160, Fax: (84-4) 3845-4319, E-mail: bnn@fpt.vn, Contact: Mme. Hoa, Head of the International Cooperation Department

Viet Nam

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Forest Sector Development Additional Financing: The objectives are to: (a) continue to achieve sustainable management of plantation forests and the conservation of biodiversity in special use forests in Viet Nam; and (b) expand the Smallholder Plantation Program to additional Provinces. Bank Approval scheduled for 22 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126542. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Building OCD 29 La Thanh, Dong Da, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3513-2567, Fax: (84-4) 3513-2737, E-mail: daln@mard.gov.vn; vuxuanthon@yahoo.com, Contact: Mr. Vu Xuan Thon, Director of Forest Sector Development Project Office

Viet Nam

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Irrigation Efficiency: The objective is to increase water productivity by improving the efficiency in irrigation water use through technical, management reform and modernization processes. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 10 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Consulting services to be determined. MARD, 2, Ngoc Ha Street, Ha Noi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3843-3400

Viet Nam

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Poverty Reduction in Central Highlands: The objective is to improve the well-being (as measured by income/consumption, access to key services and satisfaction with support) of beneficiaries in targeted districts of the Central Highlands region. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 150.0/30.0 (IDA Credit/IFAD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Planning and Investment, No. 2 Hoang Van Thu Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3845-5298, Fax: (84-4) 3823-4453

Viet Nam

Education

(R) Education for All Fast Track Initiative: The objective is to provide pre-primary and primary education program support to meet educational goals. Decision Meeting scheduled for 20 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 84.6 (FTIE). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Education and Training, 49 Dai Co Viet Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 869-2397, Fax: (84-4) 869-4085, E-mail: ttha@moet.gov.vn, Contact: Mr. Le Tien Thanh, Director General of Primary Education Department

Viet Nam

Education

(R) Private Higher Education Loan Fund Facility: The objective is to improve the quality of higher education in Viet Nam, by providing loans and technical assistance to groups of private universities to expand/improve their study programs. This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category F. US$ 200.0 (IBRD).

Viet Nam

Education

(R) Third Higher Education Development Policy: The objective is to support the Government’s implementation of its Higher Education Reform Agenda 2006-2020. Decision Meeting scheduled for 27 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P116354. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Education and Training, 49 Dai Co Viet Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 869-2397, Fax: (84-4) 869-4085, E-mail: ttha@moet.gov.vn, Contact: Ms. Tran Thi Ha, Director General of Higher Education Department

Viet Nam

Education

School Readiness Promotion: The objective is to assist the Government’s early childhood education program with a particular focus on disadvantaged children. Decision Meeting scheduled for 10 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Education and Training, 49 Dai Co Viet Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3868-4667, Fax: (84-4) 3869-4085, E-mail: Imha@moet.edu.vn, Contact: Ms. Le Minh Ha, Director of ECE

Viet Nam

Education

Science and Technology Innovation: The objective is to focus on science and technology and innovation in Viet Nam, to support more effective national innovation system conducive to higher productivity and growth. Decision Meeting scheduled for 18 December 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P117394. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Education and Training, 57A Tran Phu Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3822-8874, Fax: (84-4) 3734 2091, E-mail: pedc.project@gmail.com, Contact: Mr. Thach Can, Director General, International Cooperation Department

Viet Nam

Energy and Mining

(R) Second Power Sector Reform DPO (Cr. 50820-VN Ln. 81470-VN): The objective is to support the Government with the implementation of competitive generation market, power sector restructuring and tariff reform to develop competition and supply security, and consumers’ efficient use of electricity. Negotiations completed on 21 February 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 22 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P124174. US$ 100.0/100.0 (IBRD/IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Industry and Trade, 54 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 2220-2222, Fax: (84-4) 2220-2536, E-mail: thangpm@moit.gov.vn, Contact: Cuong Dang Huy, General Director

Viet Nam

Energy and Mining

Distribution Efficiency: The objective is to improve the efficiency of the electricity distribution system in Viet Nam. Decision Meeting scheduled for 30 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125996. US$ 300.0/30.0 (IBRD/CCTF). Consulting services to be determined. Viet Nam Electricity (EVN), 18 Tran Nguyen Han Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 2220-1339, Fax: (84-4) 2220-1340, E-mail: thanhpl@evn.com.vn

Viet Nam

Finance

Post Poverty Reduction Support Credits Development Policy Lending: The objective is to support the Government of Viet Nam to continue its reform process in the area of economic management, governance and poverty reduction. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 250.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Viet Nam

Health and Other Social Services

North East and Red River Delta Regional Health System Support: The objectives are to improve: (a) quality of health services at district and provincial level; (b) access of the poor and near-poor to health services; and (c) expansion of insurance coverage for the poor and near-poor population. Decision Meeting scheduled for 30 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122629. US$ 180.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Health of Viet Nam, 138A Giang Vo, Ba Dinh Ha Noi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 846-4416, Fax: (84-4) 846-4051, E-mail: tuanphamdr2003@yahoo.com, Contact: Tuan Pham, Director

Viet Nam

Health and Other Social Services

Social Safety Net: The objective is to strengthen Viet Nam’s social safety net to alleviate chronic poverty, help vulnerable households deal with shocks, and help poor households invest in human capital for long-term poverty reduction. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 21 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Government of Viet Nam, 710B Lac Long Quan, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3710-0596, Fax: (84-4) 3710-0597, E-mail: nvhoi11@yahoo.com, Contact: Mr. Nguyen Van Hoi, Deputy Director

Viet Nam

Industry and Trade

Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) Phase-out Phase I: The objective is to assist Viet Nam in meeting its HCFC phase-out obligations to the Montreal Protocol. Negotiations scheduled for 20 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P115762. US$ 30.0 (MPIN). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment, No. 8 Phao Dai Lang, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3775-9385, Fax: (84-4) 3775-9382, E-mail: vncoffice@fpt.vn, Contact: Nguyen Khac Hieu, Vice Chairman and Deputy Director General

Viet Nam

Industry and Trade

Inclusive Innovation: The objectives are to strengthen Viet Nam’s capacity for inclusive innovation, focusing on improving the lives of the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP); and to enhance the technological capabilities of enterprises to improve competitiveness and productivity. Decision Meeting scheduled for 19 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 55.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Planning and Investment, No. 6B Hoang Dieu, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 804-4948, Fax: (84-4) 734-2189, E-mail: hunghs@business.gov.vn, Contact: Bui Thu Thuy, Director, General Issues and Policy Division

Viet Nam

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Health Sector Governance Strengthening: The objectives are to strengthen the Ministry of Health and other health sector governance institutions’ capacity and management systems in areas of policy making, implementation of key policies, monitoring and evaluation, supervision, and policy inspection. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 10 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 40.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Health, 138 Giang Vo Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 846-4914, Fax: (84-4) 846-4051, E-mail: phamtuandr2003@yahoo.com, Contact: Dr. Pham Le Tuan, Director

Viet Nam

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Social Security Administration Modernization: The objective is to support the modernization of the social security administration in Viet Nam by improving the business processes, modernizing information systems, improving service delivery, and strengthening management and accountability. Decision Meeting scheduled for 25 January 2013. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P106624. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Viet Nam Social Security, 7 Trang Thi Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3936-1776, Fax: (84-4) 3934-4169, E-mail: lbhong@vss.gov.vn, Contact: Mr. Le Bach Hong, Director General

Viet Nam

Transportation

(R) Ho Chi Minh City Green Transport: The objectives are to: (a) address urgent urban mobility demands (BRT and Bus Modernization); (b) maximize the impacts of major metro and road investments; and (c) strengthen institutions for HCMC’s future modern transport system. Identification scheduled for 27 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 224.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. HCMC Department of Transport, 63 Ly tu Trong, District 1, Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-8) 3822-2777, Fax: (84-8) 3829-0458, E-mail: duongthanh@hcm.vnn.vn, thanhduong5412@yahoo.com

Viet Nam

Transportation

(R) Mekong Delta Transport Infrastructure Development Additional Financing: The objective is to improve access to markets by businesses, farmers and the poor with lower logistics costs resulting from the alleviation of key physical and institutional bottlenecks of the main transport corridors in the Mekong Delta region. Decision Meeting scheduled for 22 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 150.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Transport, 80 Tran Hung Dao street, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3942-0198, Fax: (84-4) 3942-3291, E-mail: hangkh@mt.gov.vn, Contact: Hoang Dihn Phuc, General Director; Ministry of Transport, 1041/80 Tran Xuan Soan, Tan Huong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-8) 3775-1015, Fax: (84-8) 3775-1013, E-mail: pmu-siw@vnn.vn, Contact: Nguyen Ngoc Thach, General Director

Viet Nam

Transportation

(R) Third Rural Transport Additional Financing: The objectives are to improve rural access for communities to markets, off-farm economic opportunities and social services by: (a) increasing road access by communities, (b) improving road network management and maintenance, and (c) supporting capacity building for rural transport network planning, implementation and maintenance. The credit was signed on 9 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P113498. US$ 97.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Project Management Unit No. 6 (PMU6), 278 Ton Duc Thang Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3851-3659/4406, Fax: (84-4) 3851-0857, E-mail: pmu5_gtnt3@jahoo.com, Contact: Mr. Cao Van Hung, Deputy General Director

Viet Nam

Transportation

Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Pilots: The objective is to support the implementation of pilot PPP projects that will be passed through the PPP Financing Framework to demonstrate its value-added to the government, and to learn early lessons from implementation. Decision Meeting scheduled for 15 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 100.0/120.0 (IBRD/IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Viet Nam

Transportation

Road Asset Management: The objective is to enhance road asset management capacity in Viet Nam and ensure continued effective use of the national and provincial road network in support of the economic development, as well as to minimize negative impacts resulted from infrastructure development such as traffic safety, congestion, environmental and social issues. Decision Meeting scheduled for 7 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123961. US$ 250.8 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Project Management Unit No. 2 (PMU2), 18 Pham Hung, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3768-0063, Fax: (84-4) 3768-0072, E-mail: pmu2@mt.gov.vn, Contact: Nguyen Ngoc Long, General Director

Viet Nam

Transportation

Thanh Hoa Bai Vot Expressway: The objective is to improve transport linkages in the Northern Region of Viet Nam through the development of a high-capacity, high-standard expressway facility to support social and economic development. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 1 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 300.0/200.0/500.0 (IBRD/IDA Credit/ZBIL). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Transport, 80 Tran Hung Dao street, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 3942-0198, Fax: (84-4) 3942-3291, E-mail: hangkh@mt.gov.vn

Viet Nam

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Managing Natural Hazards: The objectives are to: (a) strengthen community-based disaster risk preparedness, improve weather forecasting and early warning capacity; and (b) mitigate the impacts of natural disasters through investments of priority infrastructure in selected disaster-prone provinces in Central Region. Decision Meeting completed on 6 March 2012. Appraisal is underway. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P118783. US$ 150.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, 2 Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: 84-4) 843-8688, Fax: (84-4) 843-8791, E-mail: cpowb5@gmail.com, Contact: Cao Tuan Minh, Project Director

Viet Nam

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Mekong Delta Region Urban Upgrading (Cr. 50830-VN): (formerly Urban Upgrading-Mekong Delta Region) The objectives are to: (a) improve the living conditions in low-income areas in up to six cities in the Mekong Delta Region; and (b) operationalize a national urban upgrading program. Negotiations completed on 21 February 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 22 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P113904. US$ 292.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Management Board for Urban Development PMU, MOC, 37 Le Dai Hanh, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-4) 976-3329, E-mail: nuupmdr@gmail.com, Contact: Mr. Duong Quoc Nghi, Director

Viet Nam

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Rural Sanitation and Water Supply (P4R): The objective is to increase sustainable access and effective use of water supply, sanitation and hygiene services in the rural population of the project provinces. Preparation scheduled for 19 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 200.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Viet Nam

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Danang Sustainable City Development: The objective is to help Da Nang become a more sustainable city that benefits all citizens by improving urban environment and increasing urban mobility in a clean, safe, inclusive and energy-efficient manner. Decision Meeting scheduled for 15 January 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123384. US$ 40.0/132.5 (IBRD/IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Danang Priority Infrastructure Investment Projects Management Unit, Danang People’s Committee, 54 Thai Phien Street, Danang, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-5) 1135-62677, Fax: (84-5) 1135-62678, E-mail: danangpiip@vnn.vn, Contact: Mr. Luong Thach Vy, PMU Director

Viet Nam

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Second Ho Chi Minh City Environmental Sanitation: The objectives are to collect and treat waste water from Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Basin and District 2 in Ho Chi Minh City in an environmentally and financially sustainable manner by construction of a wastewater interceptor, corresponding sewer system and wastewater treatment plant. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 200.0/200.0 (IDA Credit/ASDB). Consultants will be required. Steering Center of Urban Flood Control Program, 10 Tran Nhat Duat Street, Tan Dinh Ward, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, Tel: (84-8) 3526-7498, E-mail: hcmces@gmail.com, Contact: Pham Van Chin, Director

 

 




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