Strengthening Conduct of Economic Analysis of Project and Program Investments in Developing Member C (ADB-50279-001)

Regions
  • East Asia and Pacific
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Nov 29, 2016
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Borrower
Regional
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Sectors
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 22, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Dec 5, 2016


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the proposed TA is designed to strengthen the capacity of DMC officials/technical staff to carry out economic analysis through the preparation of methodological studies and sector specific handbooks detailing the analytical techniques to improve rigor of economic analysis in various sectors and conduct of economic analysis training. The outputs of the TA aim to promote allocative efficiency, equity considerations and project sustainability of projects being implemented by DMCs. The proposed TA will also complement the ongoing updating of the Guidelines on Economic Analysis of Investment Projects that focuses on new areas such as valuation of economic benefits of projects that support green and low carbon growth or that support regional economic cooperation and integration, economic benefits of urban development projects and economic analysis of other development interventions.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Nam, Kee-Yung Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, ADB No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main