Project Name Second Private Sector and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development Program - Subprogram 2
Project Number 44057-013
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3036-LAO: Second SME & Private Sector Development Program
Asian Development Fund US$ 15.11 million
Loan 3037-LAO: Second Private Sector and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development Program - Subprogram 2
Asian Development Fund US$ 4.38 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector Industry and trade - Small and medium enterprise development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Expansion of the SME formal sector
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved business environment for SMEs
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. SME Policy implemented which includes improvement in SME's access to services

2. Regulatory efficiency improved

3. Trade policy supporting SMEs' development strengthened

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Program loan disbursed in November 2013.

Initiated recruitment of individual consultant for the TA Loan (L3037). Recruitment of firms targetted in June 2014.

Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

Component 1: Business Climate Support (Firm 1)

Output 1: Enterprise Registry

International Enterprise Registry Expert (8 person-months, intermittent)

Output 2: Regulatory Impact Assessment

International Regulatory Expert/Team Leader (12 person-months, intermittent)

2 International Regulation Experts (18 person-months each, total of 36 person-months, intermittent)

National Project Officer (30 person-months, intermittent)

Component 2: Enhance SME Access to Technology through Intellectual Property (Firm 2)

Geographic Indicator System

International GI Consultant/Team Leader (6 person-months, intermittent)

2 International GI Auditor (1 person-month each, total of 2 person-months, intermittent)

International GI Legal Specialist (8 person-months, intermittent)

Component 3: Enhance SME Access to Asian Markets through Information Technology

SME E-Commerce & Export Development Project (SEED) (Firm 3)

International Design and Customization Development Specialist (5 person-months, intermittent)

International FTA Development Expert (9 person-months, intermittent)

International Business Specialist (Marketing Support Bureau and Services) (3 person-months, intermittent)

International Marketing Specialist (Marketing Support Bureau and Services) (10 person-months, intermittent)

Engaged Individually:

National Project Administrator (30 person-months, intermittent)

National Project Manager for Seller-Buyer Matching System (24 person-months, intermittent)

National Project Manager for FTA Wizard System (24 person-months, intermittent)

Component 4: Project Management Assistance (individually engaged)

International Monitoring and Evaluation Expert (9 person-months, intermittent)

International Procurement Expert (6 person-months, intermittent)

International Gender Specialist (3 person-months, intermittent)

National Senior Project Manager (24 person-months, intermittent)

National Junior Project Manager/Financial Management Specialist (24 person-months, intermittent)

National Gender Specialist (3 person-months, intermittent)

Responsible ADB Officer Mohd Sani Mohd Ismail
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Industry and CommercePhonxay Road, Vientiane
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 22 May 2013 to 31 May 2013
MRM 02 Jul 2013
Approval 01 Oct 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2014

LoanĀ 3036-LAO

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
01 Oct 2013 11 Oct 2013 11 Nov 2013 31 Mar 2014 - 22 Apr 2014
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 15.36 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 15.11 01 Oct 2013 15.11 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.25 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 01 Oct 2013 15.11 0.00 100%

LoanĀ 3037-LAO

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
01 Oct 2013 11 Oct 2013 11 Nov 2013 30 Jun 2018 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 4.38 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 4.38 01 Oct 2013 0.26 0.00 7%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 01 Oct 2013 0.13 0.00 3%

This project data sheet was generated from http://www.adb.org/projects/44057-013/main on 30 August 2015