Indonesia: Analytical and Capacity Development Partnership

Sovereign Project | 43273-012 Status: Active

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Project Name Analytical and Capacity Development Partnership
Project Number 43273-012
Country Indonesia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7554-INO: Analytical and Capacity Development Partnership
European Union US$ 27.00 million
Government of Australia US$ 23.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome ADB, on behalf of ACDP, has undertaken implementation of 40 main work plan activities, which 30 completed already and 10 are on-going studies and policy dialogues. It is currently planned several studies under two work mainstreams, e.g. Basic and Secondary Education and Higher Education and Skills Development for the potential extension to mid of 2017. To date, most of completed studies are published through ACDP website, and a range of communications activities to support dissemination, visibility and knowledge to policy processes has established. An ADB-OECD publication on the national education sector policy review was launched in March 2015.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Output 1. Strategic capacity-building measures are mainstreamed into existing studies in addition to several studies that are exclusively intended to improve performance of the government (e.g. Support to the Assessment Center (Puspendik) for improvements to the National Exams, the Indonesia National Assessment Program (INAP) and School Level Assessment) ((Output 2. Improved exposure of ACDP studies has also led to improved ACDP's contribution in supporting the Government's communicating its policies. A highly successful initiative, of coffee session with Journalists that are held regularly with various topics and inviting prominent resource persons (PGRI, Academicians, ACDP consultant/Rector of Paramadina University, etc) had led to generous coverage by leading mass media. These sessions were held in cooperation with The MOEC public information department. ((Output 3. Various studies under this theme are still undertaken.

Output 2. Improved exposure of ACDP studies has also led to improved ACDP's contribution in supporting the Government's communicating its policies. A highly successful initiative, of coffee session with Journalists that are held regularly with various topics and inviting prominent resource persons (PGRI, Academicians, ACDP consultant/Rector of Paramadina University, etc) had led to generous coverage by leading mass media. These sessions were held in cooperation with The MOEC public information department.

Output 3. Various studies under this theme is still undertaken.

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The participation of stakeholders during project design was intense and effective.
During Project Implementation The key stakeholders are actively involved in the preparation of work plan, development of terms of reference (TOR) of the studies, and in the discussion of inception and progress reports. Quarterly meeting is held with involvement of key stakeholders from the related ministries and development partners. An MTR was carried out in Q3 of 2014 and the follow up actions are incorporated in to 2015-2017 work plan (subject for approval of extension to mid of 2017). The work plan is inline with the Government's priorities and mid-term development plan of 2015-2019.

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Consulting Services

The ADB and Government of Indonesia intend to procure the services of a operational management team. A team will be recrited to provide administrative and support services. About 300 person-months of international and national consulting services will be required, comprising an international ACDP operational management specialist (about 60 person-months), national operation managers for procurement (about 120 person-months), and national administration and finance managers (about 120 person-months).

The ACDP will provide about $40 million over 5 years for various forms of technical cooperation to help the government implement the ACDP. The forms of technical cooperation will be defined in annual work plans and include (i) supporting legislative and regulatory reforms through research studies, study tours, work attachments, and institutional links related to building government capacity to formulate and implement revised sector policy, strategy, financing, and associated regulatory and organizational compliance; (ii) supporting capacity development at the center and in districts through central, provincial, and district capacity assessments, guidelines for organizational reform planning, and support for organizational PFM, audit assessments, forward planning, preparation of training programs; and (iii) support to improve information and communication systems through research, study tours, work attachments, and institutional links related to building up organizational knowledge and learning as a basis for internally driven change.

The services for implementing the annual ACDP work plan, including facilitating research, surveys, study tours, staff exchanges, twinning arrangements, conferences, seminars, and the provision of specialists for defined short-term assignments, will be procured through (i) ADB indefinite delivery contracts (IDCs) and (ii) individually recruited consultants to be agreed upon in the annual work plan. At least three IDC consortia, drawing on international, regional, and national sources and mechanisms, will be pre-qualified and retained on call initially for 2.5 years, with extension of IDC qualifications subject to the ACDP midterm review. Recruitment shall be in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Norman LaRocque
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Indonesia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education and Culture
Jl. Jend Sudirman, Pintu I
Senayan, Jakarta
Indonesia

Timetable

Concept Clearance 21 May 2010
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Sep 2015

TA 7554-INO

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Jun 2010 03 Nov 2010 03 Nov 2010 31 May 2015 30 Jun 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 50,000,000.00 5,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 55,000,000.00 15 Jun 2010 27,455,547.08

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