Regional: Managing the Cities in Asia

Sovereign Project | 39185-012

Summary

The TA will undertake integrated analytical work aiming to improve the management of cities of all sizes in teh DMCs. It will cover the emering MT and LT trends and issues, as well as successful regional and global experiences, and suggest approaches for the future in the Asian context.

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Project Name Managing the Cities in Asia
Project Number 39185-012
Country Regional
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6293-REG: Managing the Cities in Asia
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 980,000.00
TA 6293-REG: Managing the Cities in Asia (Supplementary)
A.T.F. - Swedish T.A. Grant US$ 5.00 million
TA 6293-REG: Managing the Cities in Asia (Supplementary)
Nordic Development Fund US$ 530,000.00
TA 6293-REG: Managing the Cities in Asia (Supplementary)
A.T.F. - Swedish T.A. Grant US$ 1.37 million
Nordic Development Fund US$ 92,000.00
TA 6293-REG: Managing the Cities in Asia (2nd Supplementary)
Government of Austria US$ 2.00 million
TA 6293-REG: Managing the Cities in Asia (3rd Supplementary)
KfW Grant US$ 422,000.00
TA 6293-REG: Managing the Cities in Asia (Supplementary)
ATF - Swedish TA Grant US$ 2.33 million
TA 6293-REG: Managing the Cities in Asia (Suppementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
TA 6293-REG: Managing the Cities in Asia (2nd Supplementary)
State Secretarial for Economic Affairs (SECO) - Switzerland US$ 8.00 million
TA: Managing the Cities in Asia (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The TA will undertake integrated analytical work aiming to improve the management of cities of all sizes in teh DMCs. It will cover the emering MT and LT trends and issues, as well as successful regional and global experiences, and suggest approaches for the future in the Asian context.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improvement in the management of cities of all sizes in the developing member countries (DMCs).
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Improvement in operational knowledge and understanding about mangement of cities in Asia.

Improvement in ADB's policy dialogue, relevance, and responsiveness to the demand of DMCs in this area.

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Operationally useful knowledge covering trends, issues, challenges, regional and international good practices, new innovative approaches, suggestions for the future, and regional data related to management of the cities in the region.

Expanded network of ADB with related experts and institutions, particularly in the region.

A published knowledge product of high utility.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
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 require inputs from international and domestic consultants and resource person drawn from a range of experts, institutions, and organizations. These will include individual consultants, consulting firms, research organizations, government and the private sector to provide both analytical and operationally relevant inputs. The consultants and resource persons will include urban and infrastructure experts in the areas of energy, transport, water supply and sanitation, environment, and municipal management. The domestic consultants will provide technical and research assistance support to the TA implementation team and should have strong backgrounds and experience in data collection, data analysis, and analytical research in the above areas. The consultants and resource persons will ensure general consistency across the various chapters, including theoritcal consistency in the analysis and suggestions emerging from the analytical work.

International consultants (13 person-monts); subject specialist and copy editor (1 person-months each), domestic consultants (50 person-months) and resource persons (TBD)

Responsible ADB Officer Alexandra Vogl
Responsible ADB Department SDCC
Responsible ADB Division SDAS
Executing Agencies
Asian Development BankDiwesh N. Sharandsharan@adb.org6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 30 Dec 2006
Fact Finding 28 Feb 2005 to 13 Mar 2005
MRM -
Approval 19 Dec 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 23 Feb 2006
Last PDS Update 13 Oct 2008

TA

Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 - 0.00

TA 6293-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Dec 2005 - 19 Dec 2005 30 Jun 2007 31 Dec 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,980,000.00 19,739,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 21,719,000.00 19 Dec 2005 16,916,541.10
Title Document Type Document Date
Managing the Cities in Asia TA Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements Aug 2013
Managing the Cities in Asia TA Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements Sep 2010
Managing the Cities in Asia TA Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements Aug 2008
Managing the Cities in Asia TA Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements Nov 2007
Managing the Cities in Asia Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2005

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