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Rural Development Programme Phase IV/V - Implementation Consulting Services (IMC)

Project details
Donor organisation: 
Transport & Mobility
Project volume: 
1,779,577 €
Value of services: 
978,768 €
Start of project: 
May, 2018
End of project: 
November, 2021
Project description: 

The “Rural Development Programme” (RDP) is a German grant-funded development programme which aims at improving the condition and effectiveness of rural infrastructure in the Southern Shan State of The Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Funds have been earmarked for this project by the German bilateral Financial Cooperation, provided through KfW Development Bank.

The implementation measure consists of improvements to rural road network, including associated bridges, drainage structures, culverts and, to a lesser extent and only where feasible other infrastructure closely related to the rural roads. For the implementation measure (road rehabilitation measures, procurements and contingencies) the budget is EUR 20.1 million for the combined phases IV and V, from which EUR 10.1 million have been confirmed for Phase IV, and EUR 10 million are allocated for Phase V.

Service description: 
  • Detailed design, including necessary site investigations;;
  • Preparation of tender documentation, tendering;
  • Site supervision, accounting and financial management;
  • Implementation of accompanying measures; and
  • Reporting.

The programme objective is the improved access for the rural population in the project region from village to town centres and other villages, to schools, health centres, markets, places of employment and public administration through the sustainable utilisation of programme roads throughout the year as well as improved maintenance of rural roads. The overall objective is to contribute to the sustainable economic development of the project region.