Afghanistan: Capacity Building for Regional Cooperation

Sovereign Project | 39651-012

Summary

The TA will develop a comprehiensive capacity-building plan and strengthen the institutional capacity of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), empowering it for regional cooperation initiatives.

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Project Name Capacity Building for Regional Cooperation
Project Number 39651-012
Country Afghanistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4758-AFG: Capacity Building for Regional Cooperation
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
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 TA will develop a comprehiensive capacity-building plan and strengthen the institutional capacity of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), empowering it for regional cooperation initiatives.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy As noted in the CSPU 2004-2006, Afghanistan's security and future prosperity will be more easily achieved and more sustainable if there is regional cooperation in transport, energy and water. As a follow-up to the Kabul Ministerial Conference in December 2005, ADB will continue to support activities that will strengthen Afghanistan's links with its regional neighbors.
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 The TA will require 5 person-months of international consultants and 30 person-months of domestic consulting services.
Responsible ADB Officer Grant Curtis
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Afghanistan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Foreign AffairsKabul, Afghanistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 13 Oct 2005 to 16 Oct 2005
MRM -
Approval 22 Dec 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 27 Feb 2006
Last PDS Update 15 Oct 2007

TA 4758-AFG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Dec 2005 15 Feb 2006 15 Feb 2006 28 Feb 2007 29 Feb 2008 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 22 Dec 2005 221,953.30
Title Document Type Document Date
Capacity Building for Regional Cooperation TA Completion Reports Nov 2008
Capacity Building for Regional Cooperation Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2005

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