Regional: Supporting Network of Research Institutes and Think-Tanks in South Asia - Phase II

Sovereign Project | 41052-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Supporting Network of Research Institutes and Think-Tanks in South Asia - Phase II
Project Number 41052-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6417-REG: Supporting Network of Research Institutes and Think-Tanks in South Asia - Phase II
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.20 million
Strategic Agendas Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
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 SAARC member countries

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 RETA will require consulting services of an international consultant for 24 person months as program manager and a domestic consultant for 36 person months as program officer.

The program manager will be responsible in (i) identifying networks of research institutes and preparing draft agreements with research institutes, (ii) providing necessary technical assistance, (iii) reviewing the activities and outputs of these research networks, and (iv) assessing the research proposals to be financed under competitive grants.

The program officer, in close collaboration with the program manager, will support and manage the day-to-day implementation of the program and will be based at ADB Headquarters.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Hans-Peter Brunner
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Hans-Peter Brunner
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Phils.


Concept Clearance 18 Jul 2007
Fact Finding 30 Aug 2007 to 02 Sep 2007
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 07 Aug 2007
Last PDS Update 18 Jan 2010

TA 6417-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Nov 2007 - 09 Nov 2007 31 Dec 2010 15 Dec 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,200,000.00 09 Nov 2007 1,120,729.96

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