Regional: Public-Private Partnership Development in Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area and Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Grow

Sovereign Project | 44160-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Public-Private Partnership Development in Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area and Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Grow
Project Number 44160-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7626-REG: Public-Private Partnership Development in Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area and Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

Education - Education sector development

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Finance - Finance sector development

Industry and trade - Industry and trade sector development

Public sector management - Public administration

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome A Green City Action Plan (GCAP) with priority investment projects for Melaka, Malaysia was prepared and completed. A similar plan will be prepared for Songkla, Thailand
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

TA 7626 has completed the identification of potential projects in Malaysia. Consultations with relevant government agencies are currently ongoing for the TA formulation and processing. Atkins China, Ltd. was fielded to conduct initial assessments for the development of Green City Action Plans (GCAP). An international consultant was engaged to develop further the Melaka GCAP on the basis of the Atkins Report to include environment quality improvements and a prioritized investment program. A knowledge exchange and study tour was held in 2013 for high-ranking officials from the Government of Malaysia to learn the experience of Japan in implementing projects under the GCAP. The GCI Study of Melaka report was endorsed by the IMT-GT Summit in Nay Pyi Taw in May 2014 and was adopted by the State of Melaka as the overarching document to operationalize its Blueprint for integrated urban development and environment planning providing a road map for green growth. Two international experts and one national consultant were engaged to support the preparation of comprehensive action plan for Songkhla, Thailand.

In line with the intended output and outcome of TA 7626, it also supported the engagement of Infrastructure Specialist for the Asian InFrastructure Fund (AIF) to explore opportunities in various countries and sectors to develop a vibrant project pipeline. The ASEAN Infrastructure Fund Limited (AIF), established in 2012 under ADB administration, is a flagship ASEAN initiative in infrastructure financing. It is expected to support regional projects contributing to ASEAN connectivity, including subregional connectivity within the ASEAN region, namely the BIMP-EAGA, IMT-GT and the GMS.

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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consulting services yet to be determined

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Gary Krishnan
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Madeleine Varkay
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 30 Mar 2010
Fact Finding 04 May 2010 to 11 May 2010
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 29 Apr 2010
Last PDS Update 22 Dec 2014

TA 7626-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Oct 2010 - 22 Oct 2010 30 Nov 2012 30 Nov 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 22 Oct 2010 712,594.58

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