Regional: Developing the Services Sector as an Engine for Inclusive Growth

Sovereign Project | 45334-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Developing the Services Sector as an Engine for Inclusive Growth
Project Number 45334-001
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7898-REG: Developing the Services Sector as an Engine for Inclusive Growth
Republic of Korea e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

Finance - Finance sector development

Health - Health system development

Industry and trade - Trade and services

Information and communication technology - ICT strategy and policy, and capacity development

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
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
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

ADB will engage a consulting firm through consultants' qualifications selection to work with ADB staff and other consultants on the research papers. The firm will contribute to determining the strategic direction and the technical scope of the research papers, oversee the quality and timely delivery of the research papers, and ensure that they are widely disseminated. A total of 7 person-months of international consulting services will be required from the selected firm, comprising 2.5 person-months from one lead economist and 4.5 person-months from three senior economists.

The TA will also require 6 person-months of international consultants' time to prepare five country studies. Resource persons will be hired for approximately 2 person-months to review the papers, provide comments, and serve as discussants in the workshops. The TA will also engage the services of an economics editor for 2 person-months to ensure that the publication to be produced is of high quality. The TA will also require 6 person-months of services from 3 national consultants: 2-person months for assistance in the preparation of research studies and in organizing workshops and related activities, 2 person-months from a manuscript editor to ensure a quality publication that adheres to ADB style, usage, and format, and 2 person-months from a graphic designer to prepare the book for publication.

Procurement To be determined.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Donghyun Park
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division ERMR
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance 13 Aug 2011
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 08 Nov 2011

TA 7898-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
25 Oct 2011 - 25 Oct 2011 31 Oct 2013 31 Dec 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 25 Oct 2011 383,126.90

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