Cambodia: Third Education Sector Development Program (ESDP III)

Sovereign Project | 43260-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Third Education Sector Development Program (ESDP III)
Project Number 43260-012
Country Cambodia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7657-CAM: Third Education Sector Development Program (ESDP III)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Project Preparatory Technical Assitance (PPTA) has held regular bi-weekly meetings with relevant MoEYS officials and Project Management Unit staff to discuss project design. Consultations with Ministry of Economy and Finance, as well as development partners and NGOs. A stakeholder consultative workshop was held to discuss the project design and gain consensus with school teachers and principals, school management committees, and provincial and district education office officials. Informal interviews / discussions were conducted with out-of-school youth participating in skills bridging program to understand dropout issue.
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consultants will be engaged through an international consulting firm, indicatively including 21 person-months of international consultant inputs, and 12 person-months of national consultant inputs. ADB will select and engage consultants in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). The quality- and cost-based selection (QCBS), using simplified technical proposal procedures, will be followed. The quality and cost ratio for QCBS will be 80:20. The consultants may procure equipment through shopping in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). Some of the contingency funds will remain unallocated for individual consultants, to be identified as needed. Upon completion of the TA, equipment procured under the TA will be transferred to the EA. Inputs by the consultant firm may be augmented by a small number of resource persons as needed, to be recruited by ADB in accordance with ADB procedures.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Swetal Sindhvad
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
H.E. Nath Bunroeun, Secretary of State
148 Norodom Blvd. Phnom Penh Kingdom of Cambodia


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 13 Sep 2010 to 22 Sep 2010
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 07 Sep 2010
Last PDS Update 27 Sep 2012

TA 7657-CAM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Nov 2010 17 Dec 2010 17 Dec 2010 31 Jul 2011 28 Feb 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 23 Nov 2010 674,801.54

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