Indonesia: Support to National Secretariat for Subregional Cooperation

Sovereign Project | 38121-012

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Project Name Support to National Secretariat for Subregional Cooperation
Project Number 38121-012
Country Indonesia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4555-INO: Support to National Secretariat for Subregional Cooperation
Japan Special Fund US$ 296,500.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The goal of the TA is to assist the Government of Indonesia in the development of an effective national coordinating mechanisms for regional and subregional cooperation activities, based on a systematic, coherent and clear framework within which the Government and other development partners will promote regional cooperation in Indonesia. The goal of the TA will be pursued in the following aspects: (i) assessing the gaps in policy formulation, project identification and management, and resource mobilization for regional and subregional activities; (ii) improving coordination with regional/provincial agencies for regional and subregional cooperation programs; (iii) enhancing project/program formulation and implementing for regional cooperation operations; (iv) strengthening monitoring mechanism for regional cooperation projects; (v) assisting to build a national information system for regional and subregional cooperation databases; and (vi) helping develop capacity to engage stakeholders' participation in regional and subregional cooperation activities, particularly involving partnership among the public sector, business community, and civil society.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Indonesia participates in subregional cooperation programs, together with its neighboring countries, Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand. There is strong complementarity between the TA's objectives and the country's subregional cooperation plans and programs.
Impact The purpose of the TA is to provide assistance with clarifying and strengthening the government of Indonesia's national coordinating mechanism for regional and subregional coordination, with emphasis on building capacity and developing procedures for effective, timely project implementation. The TA will also provide a reliable channel for active involvement at the central level of sectoral agencies and local stakeholders including local govt agencies and business councils.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

A capacity-building plan for the NSRC, including; (i) administrative framework of a national coordination mechanism for regional and subregional cooperation (ii) a well-defined legal framework for the NSRC; and (iii) a human resource development plan for NSRC

A plan for strengthening local level capacity for participation in subregional cooperation activities

Training workshops for National Secretariat for Regional Cooperation (NSRC) staff and for staff from other national, local and nongovernment organizations participating in regional and subregional program activities

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Indonesia
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 requires three domestic consultants (18 person-months) and one international consultant (4 person-months). A domestic consultant of institutional expert will be the team leader, which will be supported by a regional cooperation specialist (international consultant) , a human resource development specialist (domestic consultant) and an administrative and legal expert (domestic consultant). The consultants will be engaged on individual basis.
Procurement Not applicable
Responsible ADB Officer Rhodora B. Concepcion
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SERD
Executing Agencies
Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs
2nd Floor, Jl Lapangan
Banteng Timur 2-4
Jakarta Pusat 10710
Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 10 Mar 2004 to 24 Mar 2004
Approval 23 Dec 2004
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 27 Apr 2007
Last PDS Update 21 Jul 2008

TA 4555-INO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Dec 2004 05 Oct 2005 05 Oct 2005 31 Jan 2006 28 Feb 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
296,500.00 0.00 36,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 332,500.00 23 Dec 2004 48,841.32

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