Bangladesh: Strengthening Macroeconomic and Fiscal Monitoring at the Ministry of Finance

Sovereign Project | 43179-012

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Project Name Strengthening Macroeconomic and Fiscal Monitoring at the Ministry of Finance
Project Number 43179-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7369-BAN: Strengthening Macroeconomic and Fiscal Monitoring at the Ministry of Finance
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Public sector management - Economic affairs management - Public expenditure and fiscal management
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description tbd
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The impact of the proposed activities will be the adoption of analytically sound and appropriate policies and more informed policy decisions at the Ministry of Finance (MOF).
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Enhanced capacity for policy formulation and macroeconomic and fiscal monitoring
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

The Finance Division will be benefited in formulating economic policies by using the tools developed under the TA to monitor changes in the global economic situation. The S-CDTA will be implemented during the December 2009- November 2010 period.

1. Macroeconomic framework and macroeconomic outlooks developed, and trained personnel at the Macroeconomic Wing and Budget Wing of the Finance Division

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Bangladesh
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 Two international consultants (3 person-months or 66 person-working days each, intermittent; one of them being the team leader) will be engaged for the S-CDTA. The consultants will have strong theoretical background, expertise, and over 15-years' international experience on macroeconomic, fiscal and financial sector reforms, public debt management, stock and bond market development issues, and issues related to private sector development and sources of private sector financing.
Responsible ADB Officer M. Zahid Hossain
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Bangladesh Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Finance Division, MOF (EA)Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka-1000
Bangladesh
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2009
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2009 to 25 Mar 2009
MRM -
Approval 29 Oct 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 14 Oct 2009
Last PDS Update 04 Jul 2010

TA 7369-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Oct 2009 - 29 Oct 2009 30 Nov 2010 31 Mar 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 29 Oct 2009 128,422.61

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