Skills for Competitiveness Project (ADB-50394-001)

  • Cambodia
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Specific Location
Nation wide
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Nov 24, 2017
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Government of Cambodia
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.20 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Dec 15, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Oct 23, 2017

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Project Description
ADB will engage a consulting firm and individual consultants in accordance with ADB Procurement Policy (2017) and the associated Project Administration Instructions and Technical Assistance Staff Instructions. The TA will finance (i) two individual consultants (one international, one national, 2.5 months each) to undertake preliminary analytical work; (ii) a team of consultants to prepare the project engaged through a firm recruited using output terms of reference (TOR) and quality and cost-based selection at a ratio of 90:10; and (iii) three individual consultants to support the skills development fund pilot (12 person months international, 22 person-months each for two national consultants). The individual consultants will be recruited through individual consultant selection. Under the output TOR for the firm, the total number of experts, person-months, and mix of national and international consultants will be determined by the successful bidder, but will include, at minimum, 3 key experts: an international team leader and a national deputy team leader and an international procurement specialist. Other international and national non-key experts required for the assignment, and their level of effort in person-months, will be defined by the consultant. The overall team will demonstrate expertise TVET planning and management, industrial human resource development, work-based-learning programs, skills development funds, gender social analysis, private sector engagement, civil engineering and TVET facilities planning, economic and financial analysis, safeguards (environment, resettlement, and indigenous people), and undertaking due diligence for ADB project preparation
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Executing Agencies Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training #3 Russian Federation Blvd Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia 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: