Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date 05 Feb 2007
PDS Updated as of 16 Jul 2008

Project Name Support for Financial Management and Monitoring
Country Bangladesh
Project/Program Number 38625-012
Status Approved
Geographical Location Central and northern regions of Bangladesh
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.
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Public Expenditure and Fiscal Management
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance4561-0

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Not relevant with this TA.

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

Consultations with the stakeholders, including the executing agencies, project consultants, and contractors carried out during TA implementation.

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The objective of the technical assistance (TA) is to assist the Government of Bangladesh in monitoring the Emergency Flood Damage Rehabilitation Project. This will entail supporting the Project Steering Committee (PSC) and Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division, which will at the secretariat of the PSC in their tasks mandated by the Government for effective monitoring and evaluation of the Project. Scope and Outline Terms of Reference: The TA will entail the following major tasks: (i) Prepare a monitoring and evaluation strategy for ongoing monitoring of the Project and portfolio of subprojects. (ii) Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual progress reporting formats for the project monitoring units for project progress reports that include, in addition to timeliness of implementation process, physical implementation progress and disbursement, an assessment of (a) budget performance (actual unit price and quantity versus budgeted unit price and targeted quantities); (b) value for money, specifically cost-effectiveness of procurement and cost-effectiveness of implementation; (c) quality of implementation; (d) implementation constraints; and (e) follow-up actions taken re issues raised during previous reporting periods, etc. (iii) Review and assess project progress reports, and prepare recommendations for follow-up Executing Agency(EA)/project action as required. (iv) Assess and report on the timeliness and effectiveness of follow-up EA/project actions taken re recommendations provided on previous progress reports. (v) Define EA/project risk criteria to evaluate and prioritize projects to be monitored and to determine the level of monitoring to be afforded to each EA/project, that is, high risk ==> more intensive/more in-depth monitoring, versus low risk ==> less intensive/less in-depth monitoring-. (vi) Develop and undertake a structured EA risk assessment approach. (vii) Develop and undertake a structured project risk assessment approach. (viii) Prepare an annual monitoring and evaluation work plan based on EA/project risk evaluations. (ix) Develop a customized monitoring and evaluation approach that appropriately addresses medium, and high-risk EAs/projects. (x) Undertake other monitoring and evaluation tasks as identified by the PSC and/or as a result of the performance audit process.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2007 Feb 05
Consulting Services
Consulting firms will be engaged following ADB's QCBS method. Consulting Services yet to be determined.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 12 Sep 2004 to 27 Sep 2004
Management Review Meeting
Approval 20 Jan 2005
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 4561 20 Jan 2005 20 Jan 2005 14 Feb 2007 31 Aug 2007


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 4561 150 150 123 27 123 27

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Ahmed Faruque (
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Bangladesh Resident Mission
Executing Agencies Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division
Mr. Md. Nuruzzaman


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