Afghanistan: Poverty Assessment and Socioeconomic and Macroeconomic Statistical Capacity Building

Sovereign Project | 37047-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Poverty Assessment and Socioeconomic and Macroeconomic Statistical Capacity Building
Project Number 37047-012
Country Afghanistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4313-AFG: Poverty Assessment and Socioeconomic and Macroeconomic Statistical Capacity Building
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.75 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Afghanistan

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 An estimated total of 25.5 person months of international and 36 person months of domestic consultancy will be required. The consultants will be recruited by ADB according to ADB s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants. The domestic consultant and the international consultant for statistical law and organization will be recruited on an individual basis. The other international consultants will be recruited through a consulting firm, selected using the quality and cost based method with the simplified technical proposals option. The international consultants will be recruited to assist CSO and line ministries in the following areas: (i) revision of the statistical system organization and legislation (2.5 person months) (ii) sampling and survey methods, and poverty analysis (ILSS: 7 person months, IBES: 3 person months) (iii) data processing (ILSS: 4 person months, IBES: 1 person month) national accounts (2 person months, to complement the support provided by the IMF resident adviser) and (iv) assessment and improvement of administrative data collection by line ministries (6 person months).
Procurement tbd

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Chellam Palanyandy
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division Development Indicators and Policy Research Division
Executing Agencies
Central Statistics Office
Ansari Wat,
Kabul-city, Kabul
Afghanistan

Timetable

Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2003
Fact Finding 07 Sep 2003 to 20 Sep 2003
MRM -
Approval 26 Dec 2003
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 17 Sep 2007
Last PDS Update 16 Jul 2008

TA 4313-AFG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Dec 2003 26 Jan 2004 26 Jan 2004 31 Jan 2007 30 Jun 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,750,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,750,000.00 26 Dec 2003 1,346,561.69

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