Maldives: Preparing the SME Development Project

Sovereign Project | 37405-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Preparing the SME Development Project
Project Number 37405-012
Country Maldives
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4745-MLD: Preparing the SME Development Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade - Small and medium enterprise development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

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

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 The TA will be implemented over a period of approximately 8 months, from February 2006 to September 2006, and will require an estimated total of 45 person-months of consulting services, of which approximately 15 person-months of international and 30 person-months of domestic consulting services. The following expertise have been identified at this stage for the international consultants: (i) SME/PSD specialist/team leader (5 person-months), (ii) financial sector specialist (3 person-months), and (iii) business services development specialist (2 person-months). In addition, approximately 5 person-months of international consultants' services will be further defined during the TA inception phase for the priority activities, as determined in consultation between ADB and the Government. Local consultants to complement the expertise of the international consultants will be engaged. The consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and Its Borrowers and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants.
Procurement tbd

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Kyung-Nam Shin
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and Treasury
Ms. Aminath Manik,
Ameenee Magu, Male 20379, Republic of Maldives


Concept Clearance 29 Aug 2005
Fact Finding 31 Aug 2005 to 13 Sep 2005
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 07 Apr 2010
Last PDS Update 07 Apr 2010

TA 4745-MLD

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Dec 2005 22 May 2006 22 May 2006 28 Feb 2007 31 Jan 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 19 Dec 2005 516,019.07
Title Document Type Document Date
SME Development Project Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA Mar 2010
Preparing the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Development Project Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2005

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