Debt analytics and technical capacity building (ADB-53357-001)

Regions
  • East Asia and Pacific
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Region-wide
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Sectors
  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.50 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Sep 25, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 18, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the knowledge and support technical assistance (KSTA) transfers knowledge and enhances technical capacity in the field of debt analytical methods and sustainability assessments in Asia and the Pacific.

There are two components to the KSTA:

(i) The centered on data analysis and research, will assess debt sustainability across the Asian Development Bank Developing Member Countries (DMCs). In-depth thematic, empirical and country studies, with the involvement of international scholars and practitioners, will shed light on the main aspects of vulnerability in the region and discuss remedial policy options. These studies will then be published as an edited collection for release into the public domain and free dissemination among stakeholders.

(ii) Enhance debt-analytical capacity among DMCs. Knowledge will be transferred through training activities followed by on-site tutoring and support, to secure effective absorption and application of the knowledge transferred. Drawing on an international pool of leading experts, capacity building will be tailored to meet local circumstances and demands, which the KSTA will identify in consultation with DMC stakeholders, ADB regional departments and international partner organizations, and meet within the limits of the TA budget.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Department: Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department

Responsible ADB Division: Office of the Chief Economist, ERD

Responsible ADB Officer: Benno Ferrarini

*There is no further information being disclosed at this stage of the project*

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