Regional: Addressing Climate Change in the Asia and Pacific Region

Sovereign Project | 42167-012


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Project Name Addressing Climate Change in the Asia and Pacific Region
Project Number 42167-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6479-REG: Addressing Climate Change in the Asia and Pacific Region
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.25 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agriculture research and application

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Developing member countries are better prepared to tackle climate change challenges more effectively.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The project is expected to (i) improve the Asia and the Pacific region's knowledge and understanding of climate change issues facing the region and (ii) improve the availability of information in the region about measures to address climate change in selected key areas.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs (i) The main output of the RETA will be a set of major publications covering key climate change challenges facing Asia and the Pacific such as energy and climate change, adaptation in the agriculture sector, and migration and climate refugees. The target audience of these publications will be the policy makers and development planners in the region and the DMCs. (ii) Selected studies and background papers prepared as inputs for the main studies or policy notes derived from them will also be published individually or as a compilation, as appropriate, depending upon their quality, contribution to the literature or operational relevance. (iii) The publications will be formally launched along with press notes and use of other means of media between second and fourth quarter of 2009 prior to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP) in Copenhagen in December 2009. (iv) Follow up presentation and dissemination of findings of these studies in suitable internal and external seminars and conferences.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Asia and the Pacific
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 Implementing the TA will require about 24 person months equivalent of international consulting services of diverse expertise including climate change, energy, agriculture, and migration specialists. There are three studies to be undertaken and a firm will be enganged to support the preparation of each study. As these studies are to be completed in a short time and require highly specialized skills, these firms are likely to be recruited following ADB's consultants' qualification selection (CQS) procurement processes. In special cases, single source selection may be used. Subject specialist editors, copy editors and national consultants will be recruited separately on individual basis. Selected regional and global experts of high repute will also be engaged as resource persons to review and provide other specialized analytical inputs. All consultants and resource persons will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB. Detailed Terms of Reference can be downloaded.
Responsible ADB Officer David S. McCauley
Responsible ADB Department SDCC
Responsible ADB Division SDOD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Concept Clearance 29 May 2008
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2009 to 25 Mar 2009
Approval 21 Aug 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 16 Jul 2009
Last PDS Update 20 Jul 2010

TA 6479-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 Aug 2008 - 21 Aug 2008 31 Mar 2010 30 Jun 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,250,000.00 21 Aug 2008 1,221,637.23
Title Document Type Document Date
Addressing Climate Change in the Asia and Pacific Region TA Completion Reports Jan 2013
Addressing Climate Change in the Asia and Pacific Region Technical Assistance Reports Aug 2008

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