Aid for Trade for Inclusive Growth (ADB-52189-001)

Regions
  • East Asia and Pacific
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Vanuatu
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
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
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.
Sectors
  • Industry and Trade
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Fund
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 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 Jan 11, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Nov 15, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank website, "the proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support ADB's knowledge contribution towards the World Trade Organization (WTO)-led Aid for Trade (AfT) initiative, including participation at the Global Review of AfT. The Global Review, hosted every two years by the WTO, brings together stakeholders to advance the AfT agenda in a coordinated and effective manner. ADB's main contribution consists of a research report, Aid for Trade in Asia and the Pacific, launched at the Global Review. The report provides updates on trends and patterns of trade costs and AfT in Asia and the Pacific, in addition to in-depth analyses on topical issues relating to the inclusiveness and sustainability of trade growth, in the context of a biennial Work Program approved and circulated by WTO's Committee for Trade and Development (CTD) to guide the overall focus of each Global Review."

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Khan, Fahad H.
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division ERCI
Executing
AgenciesAsian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

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