Thailand: Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships

Sovereign Project | 44115-012

Summary

The TA will comprise 4 components: (i) enabling a PPP framework in Thailand, consisting of an effective PPP Policy framework and PPP Legal and Regulatory framework, (ii) rationale and recommendations for a Project Development Facility to develop bankable infrastructure projects, (iii) support for a pilot PPP project, which is the MRTA's Purple Line project, and (iv) institutional capacity building.

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Project Name Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships
Project Number 44115-012
Country Thailand
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7540-THA: Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Finance - Finance sector development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA will comprise 4 components: (i) enabling a PPP framework in Thailand, consisting of an effective PPP Policy framework and PPP Legal and Regulatory framework, (ii) rationale and recommendations for a Project Development Facility to develop bankable infrastructure projects, (iii) support for a pilot PPP project, which is the MRTA's Purple Line project, and (iv) institutional capacity building.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA will help support the development of an enabling environment for PPPs in Thailand.
Impact

Enhanced private sector

investment in infrastructure

starting from 2012

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome An improvement in the PPP-enabling environment with streamlined PPP processes and guidelines; sector, legal, and regulatory frameworks for catalyzing PPP investments; and strengthened institutional capacity
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Appropriate policy, legal, regulatory and institutional provisions

Structured bankable infrastructure PPP projects

Support for pilot transactions

Institutional capacity

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Reports have been finalized for the PPP Policy, Legal & Regulatory, Project Development Facility and Pilot Project components. The last series of workshops and deliverables under the Capacity Building component have been completed. Additional consultant work has been advertised on ADB CSRN for PPP policy and project identification work in the health sector.
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

The implementing agencies for this TA are the State Enterprise Policy Office (SEPO) as lead, Public Debt Management Office (PDMO), National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), Bureau of the Budget (BOB), Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP), Mass Rapid Transit Authority (MRTA) and the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH). The project team has had several missions to meet with the implementing agencies from October 2010 up to the present.

This TA was financially closed on 27 Dec 2012.

Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The TA will aim to engage a combination of consulting firm and individual consultants.

(i) Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Policy Experts (2 international, 4 person-months (PM) each; 1 national, 5 PM)

(ii) Infrastructure Legal and Regulatory Experts (2 international, 4 PM each; 1 national, 4 PM)

(iii) Institutional Project Development Expert (1 international, 4 person months, preferably a firm; 1 national, 4 PM)

(iv) Transaction Advisors (3 international, 2.5 PM each; 3 national, 2 PM)

(v) Capacity Building and Communications Expert (1 international, 6 PM; 1 national, 6 PM). The TA will use the consultants' qualification selection (CQS) procedure for selection of the firm/institute to be separately engaged to develop institutional capacity.

Responsible ADB Officer Bob Finlayson
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance Kulit SombatsiriRama VI Road, Bangkok, 10400 Thailand
Timetable
Concept Clearance 15 Mar 2010
Fact Finding 03 Mar 2010 to 04 Mar 2010
MRM -
Approval 02 Jun 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 27 Oct 2010
Last PDS Update 21 Mar 2013

TA 7540-THA

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Jun 2010 13 Jul 2010 13 Jul 2010 31 Mar 2012 09 Oct 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,600,000.00 02 Jun 2010 1,420,752.49
Title Document Type Document Date
Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships TA Completion Reports Aug 2013
Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships Technical Assistance Reports Jun 2010

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