Presentation on theme: "Karnataka Watershed Development Project – II Implementation Support Mission and Partner Summit October 6-11, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Karnataka Watershed Development Project – II Implementation Support Mission and Partner Summit October 6-11, 2013
Preparation – January 2011 to June 2012 (18 months) Negotiations – July 2012 (19 months) Board Approval - September 2012 (21 months) Loan Signing – February 2013 (26 months) Effectiveness – May 2013 (29 months) Implementation Support (From May 2013 to 2018) What does this mean? Project took far longer than average for Board approval and effectiveness Project disbursements are already behind estimates in PAD at Board approval Senior management is following implementation progress carefully
The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to: Demonstrate more effective watershed management through greater integration of programs related to rainfed agriculture, innovative and science based approaches, and strengthened institutions and capacities. Importance? At closure, Bank will gauge project success against the PDO using higher level and several intermediate level indicators We need to ensure good M&E system is in place to deliver information on these indicators on a regular basis
Indicator One: New science based approaches and tools adopted into wider watershed operations (innovation) Indicator Two: Improved M&E capability in WDD (strengthened institutions) Indicator Three: Incremental change in agric/horticulture productivity in project areas for selected crops (watershed management) Indicator Four: Percentage of micro-watersheds with improved convergence and integration (integration)
Mandatory Bank process to review progress and support implementation Minimum of every six months, more with problem projects Client prepares status report ahead of mission During mission: Progress reviewed overall + progress in each component FM and procurement Disbursements and projections Key issues and actions agreed on Share ideas for improvement Wrap up with client Importance? Team must process an aide memoire, management letter (for client) and ISR (for Bank) two weeks after mission Bank management carefully review the internal ISRs Expect candor and well defined actions Expect ratings to reflect disbursement patterns
Karnataka held in high regard for watershed management Build on work to date with implementation Focus on procurement and getting the key partners on board - CRITICAL Start moving with M&E as per Results Framework in PAD Remember that projects bring flexibility in addressing PDO and implementation issues Communication is key – Bank is there to provide support and ideas
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