Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program: Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.
|PDS Creation Date||30 Nov 2006|
|PDS Updated as of||09 Jan 2007|
|Project Name||Employment Oriented Skills Development|
Papua New Guinea
|Geographical Location||Papua New Guinea|
|In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.|
|Drivers of Change||–|
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||–|
|Type/Modality of Assistance||Approval Number||Source of Funding||Approved Amount (thousand)|
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The Project is unlikely to have adverse environmental impacts.
Stakeholder consultations undertaken.
|During Project Design
|During Project Implementation
|The specific objective of the Project is to increase the availability of quality competency based skills training (including entrepreneurship) and the possibilities for applying these skills to promote self-employment and wage-employment. The project comprises three broad components/outputs: (i) establishing conducive legal and policy framework for skills development for informal sector employment; (ii) enhancing technical, managerial and entrepreneurial capacities and competencies of VTCs, churches, non-governmental and private training providers; and (iii) establishment of a sustainable financing mechanism to support the delivery of quality competency based skills training by VTCs, churches, NGOs and private training providers on a demand and cost sharing basis.|
|Description of Outcome
|Progress Towards Outcome
|Description of Project Outputs
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
|Status of Development Objectives
|Date of First Listing||2006 Nov 30|
International consulting services, estimated at 164 person-months, are required to assist in project management and coordination, policy advice, entrepreneurship development, competency-based skills development and trust fund management. Eighteen local consultants with a total of 942 person-months will support project implementation, adaptation of competency-based skills training materials and the establishment and management of trust fund operations at national and provincial levels.
All civil works contracts under the Project (which will be no more than $100,000 in value aggregate) will be awarded on the basis of local competitive bidding. Procurement of vehicles will be subject to international shopping procedures. Equipment, furniture, training materials and related service contract, each below $100,000 equivalent, will be awarded on the basis of the direct purchase procedure.
|Procurement and Consulting Notices
|Fact-finding||18 Apr 1999 to 07 May 1999|
|Management Review Meeting||09 Jun 1999|
|Approval||28 Oct 1999|
|Last Review Mission||–|
|Loan 1706||28 Oct 1999||29 Oct 1999||26 Jun 2000||30 Jun 2006||31 Dec 2007||25 Sep 2008|
|Date||Approval Number||ADB (US$ thousand)||Others (US$ thousand)||Net Percentage|
|Cumulative Contract Awards|
|30 Sep 2014||Loan 1706||16,328||0||97.00%|
|30 Sep 2014||Loan 1706||16,851||0||100.00%|
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|Sector||Social||Financial||Economic||Others||Safeguards||Project Financial Statements|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Allan Lee (email@example.com)|
|Responsible ADB Department||Pacific Department|
|Responsible ADB Divisions||Pacific Operations Division|
Department for Community Development
Mr. Joseph Klapat
|List of Project Documents||http://www.adb.org/projects/29637-013/documents|