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APPLICATION TO ACCESS WATER FINANCING PARTNERSHIP FACILITY (WFPF) RESOURCES For Direct Charges

(2 pages maximum)

Date: To: Through: Director, RSID Director General Director From: <Project/Activity Proponent> Re: Activity Name/Title: Country/Region: Amount requested from WFPF: Approval for Fund Allocation

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Year and Quarter Funds Needed: __________________________________________ A. Brief description of the activity (describe the activity in terms of its objectives and the issues or problems it seeks to address. Include the following information): • Is this activity linked or supporting a specific loan or TA? If yes, describe briefly what added value does this activity provide to the loan or TA. If this is a stand alone activity (not linked to specific loan or TA), describe what added value does this activity provide to ADB’s overall water sector operations. • Describe how the activity supports the achievement of any of the Water Financing Program (WFP) target outcomes1 and of the Water Operational Plan 20112020 priority thrusts2
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WFP target outcomes: (a) 500 million people provided access to safe water supply and improved sanitation, (b) 170 million people with reduced risks to floods, (c) 95 million people with more productive and efficient irrigation and drainage services, (d) integrated water resources management (IWRM) introduced in 25 river basins, and (e) improved water governance though national water reforms and capacity development.
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Water Operational Plan priority thrusts: (a) water use efficiencies across the range of users, (b) expanded wastewater management and reuse, including hygiene sanitation, (c) embedded integrated water resources management, including flood and drought mitigation, (d) expanded knowledge development that uses technology and innovation more directly, and (e) enhanced partnerships with the private sector.
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1) 2) 3)

Please refer to the Application Number for tracking/monitoring purposes. User/Operations Departments are responsible for sourcing funds to support costs incurred beyond the amount approved for WFPF fund allocation. Contract variations are not allowed. Direct Charges require that User/Operations Departments provide quarterly updates to the Facility Manager (i.e., actual amounts used for the specific items/categories under the direct charges, and activity completion dates). Please see attached flow chart.

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The following are attached for more details. Implementation Arrangement • Design and Monitoring Framework (impact and outcomes should demonstrate how the activity is supporting the achievement of WFP impact 3 and outcomes and of the Water Operational Framework 2011-2020 priority thrusts) • Detailed Cost Estimates detailed remuneration and out-of-pocket expenses for international and national consultants. Estimate remuneration based on the estimated minimum number of person-months and anticipated average remuneration rate at the time of contract negotiations. Base per diem on ADB’s standard per diem rates for consultants. Other out-of-pocket expenses should be consistent with ADB’s usual practice. list of all travel costs and per diem for consultants list of all equipment (if any) and indicative price

list of all expenses related to seminars, conferences, workshops, training and fellowships analysis • • list of items such as cost of laboratory tests, surveys, data collection, and

Detailed TOR for each consultant Copy of TA or Project Concept Paper (if activity is linked to a TA or a loan)

Assigned by: WFPF Secretariat:
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WFP impact – “Increase in the number of people in DMCs with access to safe water and sanitation coupled with more sustainable management of water resources to support income generation and economic growth activities and a reversal of degradation of the water environment”. Outcomes are indicated in footnote 1.
NOTES:

1) 2) 3)

Please refer to the Application Number for tracking/monitoring purposes. User/Operations Departments are responsible for sourcing funds to support costs incurred beyond the amount approved for WFPF fund allocation. Contract variations are not allowed. Direct Charges require that User/Operations Departments provide quarterly updates to the Facility Manager (i.e., actual amounts used for the specific items/categories under the direct charges, and activity completion dates). Please see attached flow chart.

Fund Code :_______________ Application Number: _____________ Approved Amount for WFPF Allocation: __________________

NOTES:

1) 2) 3)

Please refer to the Application Number for tracking/monitoring purposes. User/Operations Departments are responsible for sourcing funds to support costs incurred beyond the amount approved for WFPF fund allocation. Contract variations are not allowed. Direct Charges require that User/Operations Departments provide quarterly updates to the Facility Manager (i.e., actual amounts used for the specific items/categories under the direct charges, and activity completion dates). Please see attached flow chart.