Data for Development Phase II (ADB-51193-002)

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
Active
Bank Risk Rating
C
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Nov 29, 2018
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Sectors
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Sep 9, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 27, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank website, this knowledge and support technical assistance (KSTA) has been conceptualized with the objective of enhancing the statistical capacity of the National Statistical Systems (NSS) of selected developing member economies (DMEs) in Asia and the Pacific using technological tools. As the second phase of a new series of enhanced statistical capacity building projects managed by the Development Economics and Indicators Division (ERDI) of the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD) , the TA directly supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through technological innovations and capacity building across five domains: (i) the development of a customizable software to digitize sampling frames for administrative and survey data, (ii) enhanced compilation of national accounts and improved statistical infrastructure, (iii) quality labor statistics using modern standards and methods, (iv) data dissemination, and (v) knowledge sharing on technological innovations in statistics.

The proposed project is part of the approved 2018 Work Plan of the ERCD and is linked to the Global Action Plan for Sustainable Development Data through SDG target 17.19.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Mariasingham, Mahinthan Joseph
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division Development Indicators and Policy Research Division
Executing Agencies Asian Development Bank

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