Regional: Regional Knowledge and Partnership Networks for Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth

Sovereign Project | 41061-012

Summary

The project will promote knowledge exchange and network partnerships between key government agencies and think tank institutions in the region. The RETA is designed to gather best practices in poverty reduction and help facilitate such exchanges. It will work closely with knowledge hubs in India, PRChina, Korea as well as others in Southeast Asia and in South, West and Central Asia.

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Project Name Regional Knowledge and Partnership Networks for Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth
Project Number 41061-012
Country Regional
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector Public sector management - Economic affairs management
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The project will promote knowledge exchange and network partnerships between key government agencies and think tank institutions in the region. The RETA is designed to gather best practices in poverty reduction and help facilitate such exchanges. It will work closely with knowledge hubs in India, PRChina, Korea as well as others in Southeast Asia and in South, West and Central Asia.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Policy makers and government think tanks in the region have better access to knowledge and learning from shared experiences on key issues of the new poverty and inclusive growth agenda, especially in the area of rural-urban integration
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Strengthened role of IPRCC in cooperation with other think tank institutions - as knowledge hub for poverty reduction and inclusive growth in Asia
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Better quality of poverty reduction and inclusive growth training delivered to government officials in Asia (and other regions)

Knowledge exchange at the subnational level on geographically balanced development and rural-urban integration

Staff development for IPRCC (and potentially other institutions) as regional hub for the Asia inclusive growth and poverty network

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location The project will be a regional project with specific support to knowledge centers in PRC, India and the Republic of Korea to other poverty knowledge centers in Southeast, South, and Central Asia as well to development institutions like ADB and others.
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 project will engage one international economist as knowledge management coordinator for poverty reduction and inclusive growth and for setting up the regional poverty website, for writing policy briefs, and for editing the electronic poverty newsletter hire five national economists with specific expertises in web writing for summarizing national reports with regional relevance on poverty reduction recruit an economic editor for helping ADB sharing its knowledge on poverty reduction and inclusive growth work with an expert for web development and make provision for short term experts on emerging topics of poverty reduction and inclusive growth
Responsible ADB Officer Armin Bauer
Responsible ADB Department SDCC
Responsible ADB Division SDGG
Executing Agencies
Asian Development BankGuanghua Wangwan@adb.org6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 14 Mar 2007
Fact Finding 19 Nov 2007 to 08 Jan 2008
MRM -
Approval 14 Nov 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 16 May 2007
Last PDS Update 18 Oct 2010

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Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Nov 2008 - 14 Nov 2008 31 Dec 2011 31 Jul 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 14 Nov 2008 859,692.15

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