Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS Jan 8, 2020
Disclosed by Bank Dec 20, 2019
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According to the bank document, the proposed regional knowledge and technical assistance (TA) seeks to strengthen the institutional capacity and practices of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) developing member countries (DMCs) on project readiness, procurement, and financial management.
The support will result in improved portfolio quality across the sectors covering countries in South East Asia and reduced setbacks that lead to project contract award and disbursement delays. This entails (i) Strengthening EA/IA project readiness, procurement and financial management capacity;
(ii) Supporting conduct of procurement and financial management in project implementation; and
(iii) Support undertaking of country procurement assessment and strategic planning.
The overarching goal is to strengthen DMCs' capacity to successfully design and implement ADB financed projects.
The proposed TA facility seeks to help the government develop the capacity of executing and implementing agencies for managing ADB-financed projects in the SERD. It is envisaged that this TA will further build on the primary project readiness and implementation support of the ongoing SERD projects.
Responsible ADB Officer Debra Ann D. Cruz
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Office of the Director General, SERD
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
*There is no further information being disclosed at this stage of the project*
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