Project Data Sheet

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 23 Dec 2013
PDS Updated as of 23 Dec 2013

Country Regional
Project/Program Number 47938-012
Status Approved
Geographical Location Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan
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 Not yet classified
Subsector For Classification
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
TA8607Technical Assistance Special FundUS$ 750

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Not applicable

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

Will be made by QFIs in the context of the business plans.



Objectives and Scope

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
The outputs include, but are not limited to: (i) institutional diagnostics of issues to be addressed, (ii) identification of solutions in a consultative process involving the QFI management, and (iii) preparation of product- and topic-focused implementation plans including the development and testing of new products, outreach (including branch and branchless banking solutions, risk management, corporate governance and controls, as well as financial literacy measures), and (iv) execution and supervision of the plans. These outputs will be accompanied through training and capacity-building.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2013 Dec 24
Consulting Services
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance 19 Dec 2013
Due Diligence Mission
Investment Committee Meeting
Approval 26 Dec 2013

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Rainer Hartel (
Responsible ADB Department Private Sector Operations Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Private Sector Financial Institutions Division


Project Website
List of Project Documents