Regional: Establishing Global Research Alliances (Phase 2)

Sovereign Project | 45160-001 Status: Active


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Project Name Establishing Global Research Alliances (Phase 2)
Project Number 45160-001
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7972-REG: Establishing Global Research Alliances (Phase 2)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural production

Education - Education sector development

Industry and trade - Industry and trade sector development - Trade and services

Public sector management - Public administration

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some 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)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Discussions with potential research partners focused on terms of collaboration and draft study outlines.
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

A. International Consultants

1. Individual Consultants (international, as required, intermittent)

Teams of individual consultants will be engaged for a total of 40 person-months to undertake research on food security and other topics to be determined. They will include economists, social scientists, and environmental economists with well-established research records in development economics in general and the study topics in particular.

2. Economics Editor (international, 4 person-months, intermittent)

An economics editor with extensive experience in editing economic publications will be engaged to ensure quality of the publications.

3. Resource Persons (as required, intermittent)

A number of resource persons, with background as policy makers and/or experts, will be engaged to review the draft background papers, reports, and books, and as participants or discussants in workshops.

B. National Consultants

1. Research Assistants (as required, intermittent)

Depending on the needs of the different studies, a number of research assistants with backgrounds in economics and strong analytical skills will be engaged to support the study. They will also assist in coordinating and organizing the workshops and other events.

2. Copy Editor and Graphic and Layout Artist (national, 6 person-months,intermittent)

A copy editor will be engaged to ensure that edited materials adhere to ADB style and usage and conform to high publication standards. In addition, a graphic and layout artist will be engaged to lay out the text, tables, and charts, and convert the files into the required format for publication. The consultants should possess expertise in copy editing and desktop publishing, and preferably have extensive experience in similar assignments involving preparation of economic publications.

C. Partner Research Institution (as required)

A reputable economic research institution (partner institution) with well-known expertise in key economic and development issues in Asia and the Pacific will be engaged to organize and coordinate the preparation, publication, and dissemination of research outputs. In consultation with ADB, the partner institution will create a study team comprising economists and/or social scientists with proven expertise related to the study areas, as well as engage experts from outside the institution to serve as discussants or peer reviewers.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division Office of the Chief Economist, ERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance 29 Sep 2011
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 06 Jan 2012

TA 7972-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Dec 2011 - 08 Dec 2011 31 Mar 2014 31 Dec 2016 -
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 08 Dec 2011 607,979.46

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