Sri Lanka: Umbrella Technical Assistance Capacity Development Fund

Sovereign Project | 43129-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Umbrella Technical Assistance Capacity Development Fund
Project Number 43129-012
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7486-SRI: Umbrella Technical Assistance Capacity Development Fund
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Public administration

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery by beneficiary organizations
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased institutional capacity for better service delivery
Progress Toward Outcome The criteria for selecting projects for support through the TA have been developed.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Best practices, procedures, and guidelines (BPPGs) for CD established

Increased awareness by potential state institutions of the BPPGs and their application methodology

Identified number of capacity development initiatives are funded and implemented

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) A national consultant was recruited and criteria for project selection developed. This was forwarded to the governemtn (Ministry of Finance and Planning), but no progress has been made beyond that. A meeting is scheduled with the Secretary to the ministry of Finance and Planning to discuss issues holding back implementation and expedite the process.
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

One International consultant (individual) for 1 person month- Expertise in human resource development and experience in implementing capacity development programs.

One domestic consultant (individual) for 24 person months-Expertise in human resource development and experience in implementing capacity development programs, with a sound knowledge of local public sector administrative processes.

Responsible ADB Officer Nimali Hasitha Wickremasinghe
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and Planning
P.O. Box 277
The Secretariat Building, Colombo 1
Sri Lanka
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2009
Fact Finding 15 Jun 2009 to 19 Jun 2009
Approval 10 Dec 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 19 Feb 2010
Last PDS Update 24 May 2011

TA 7486-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2009 16 Feb 2010 16 Feb 2010 31 Dec 2011 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 10 Dec 2009 26,459.81
Title Document Type Document Date
Umbrella Technical Assistance Capacity Development Fund TA Completion Reports Aug 2012
Umbrella Technical Assistance Capacity Development Fund Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2009

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