Bangladesh: Knowledge Management for Enhanced Operational Effectiveness

Sovereign Project | 44400-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Knowledge Management for Enhanced Operational Effectiveness
Project Number 44400-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7614-BAN: Knowledge Management for Enhanced Operational Effectiveness
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
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)

2010 Country Portfolio Review Mission (CPRM) and two Tripartite Portfolio Review Meetings (TPRM) were held in November 2010 and March 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The next TPRMs are scheduled to be held in September 2011 and November 2011, respectively.

Two procurement workshops and one procurement clinic were held in March, April and May this year respectively. The next workshop will be held in July 2011.

Consultants are being recruited for environmental safeguard orientation.

Subprojects for organizing resettlement workshops and for providing support to FAPAD are being prepared/approved.

Geographical Location Dhaka

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The Government of Bangladesh (the Government) requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to provide technical assistance (TA) to support further integration of knowledge management into various aspects of ADB operations in Bangladesh to enhance operational efficiency. During consultations, ADB and the Government reached an agreement on the impact, outcome, outputs, implementation arrangements, and cost and financing arrangements for this TA.
During Project Implementation With the government on all operational issues

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Individual national short-term consultants (1-3) will be hired on a need basis. International expertise will be co-opted in the form of resource persons, as and when required. The short-term consultants engaged under the TA will be recruited by ADB in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time) following consultants' qualifications selection.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Bjorn Stefan Ekelund
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Bangladesh Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Economic Relations Division (ERD), MOF
Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka_1207


Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2010
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 10 Oct 2010
Last PDS Update 02 Aug 2011

TA 7614-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Oct 2010 - 05 Oct 2010 31 Oct 2011 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 05 Oct 2010 116,994.38

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