44084-012: Establishing Global Research Alliances

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Details


The TA wil finance two studies: (i) rebalancing and sustaining growth in the People's Republic of China, and (ii) human capital development in developing Asia.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The R RDTA aims to support the establishment of research alliances between ADB and reputable regional and global research institutions and, through which, to undertake collaborative studies on selected development issues critical to inclusive growth and poverty reduction in developing Asia.


The impact of the TA will be more evidence-based policy development in developing Asia in general, and the PRC in particular.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

The outcome of the TA will be deeper understanding of key development challenges for developing Asia, particularly (i) the PRC's challenges and policy options in rebalancing its economy and making growth sustainable, and (ii) developing Asia's challenges, constraints, and policy options in human capital development.

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

(i) High-quality knowledge products produced and disseminated , and (ii) progress toward establishing global research alliances.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)


11 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010

Board Approval
13 Apr 2010