Regional: Enterprise Development and the Challenge of Inclusive Growth

Sovereign Project | 42126-012


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Project Name Enterprise Development and the Challenge of Inclusive Growth
Project Number 42126-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6520-REG: Enterprise Development and the Challenge of Inclusive Growth
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Industrial policies and strategies used to promote SMEs as well as education and skillsdevelopment initiatives are able to significantly increase employment prospects and earnings of the typical worker.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved understanding of which types of policies and strategies are most effective in encouraging the transition of small, low-productivity enterprises into higherproductivity ones and expanding the availability of productive and well-paying jobs
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

2. Stock-taking of international literature on constraints to enterprise growth; analysis of size distribution of enterprises

1. Metadata and database on enterprise statistics

3. In-depth country studies on (i) size distribution and constraints on growth of enterprises, and (ii) employment and earnings implications of enterprise growth

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 Consulting services yet to be determined.
Responsible ADB Officer Natalie Chun
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division Development Indicators and Policy Research Division
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Niny Khor
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Concept Clearance 21 Aug 2008
Fact Finding 10 Mar 2008 to 24 Mar 2008
Approval 23 Dec 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 05 Nov 2008
Last PDS Update 05 Nov 2008

TA 6520-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Dec 2008 - 23 Dec 2008 31 Jul 2011 31 Mar 2014 -
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 23 Dec 2008 373,930.40

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