Regional: Global Crisis, Remittances and Poverty in Asia

Sovereign Project | 42367-012

Summary

Main goal of this study is to examine the economy wide impacts of remittances, including their effects on poverty and income distribution in five economies, i.e. Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Viet Nam.

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Title Document Date
Global Crisis, Remittances and Poverty in Asia Nov 2012

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Project Name Global Crisis, Remittances and Poverty in Asia
Project Number 42367-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7436-REG: Global Crisis, Remittances and Poverty in Asia
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector Public sector management - Economic affairs management
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description Main goal of this study is to examine the economy wide impacts of remittances, including their effects on poverty and income distribution in five economies, i.e. Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Viet Nam.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Greater positive effects of remittances on the economy and household welfare in Developing Asia, especially in the selected countries covered in the study
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Better knowledge of migration and remittance flows and their effects on the economy and household welfare so as to inform the design of policies including from a gender perspective.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

National, regional, country and other reports on the effects of global crisis and remittances on the economy and household welfare. In particular the detailed outputs include (i) Cross-country study on the impacts of remittances on the economy; (ii) Individual country and synthesized reports on the effects of remittances on the economy and household welfare; (iii)

A special volume on Remittance and Poverty in Asia; (iv) Policy Note or Policy Brief highlighting strategic policy implications of the study findings.

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 Guntur Sugiyarto
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division Development Indicators and Policy Research Division
Executing Agencies
Asian Development BankGuntur Sugiyarto6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2009
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2009 to 25 Mar 2009
MRM -
Approval 14 Dec 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 07 Jan 2010
Last PDS Update 07 Jan 2010

TA 7436-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2009 - 14 Dec 2009 31 Jul 2011 30 Jul 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 200,000.00 14 Dec 2009 160,112.82
Title Document Type Document Date
Global Crisis, Remittances and Poverty in Asia TA Completion Reports Nov 2012

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