Cambodia: Strengthening Knowledge Solutions II - Supporting the Government's Planning Cycle

Sovereign Project | 45397-002

Summary

The TA aims to improve the effectiveness of the Government's overall development policy formulation, consistent with the Government's ongoing NSDP 2009-2013 and the preparation of the next planning cycle 2014-2018. The outcome will be a series of medium to long term strategy and planning documents to guide Government policy making, and also to underpin the Cambodia-ADB partnership through integration into the ADB Country Partnership Strategy 2014-2018.

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Project Name Strengthening Knowledge Solutions II - Supporting the Government's Planning Cycle
Project Number 45397-002
Country Cambodia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8347-CAM: Strengthening Knowledge Solutions II - Supporting the Government's Planning Cycle
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The TA aims to improve the effectiveness of the Government's overall development policy formulation, consistent with the Government's ongoing NSDP 2009-2013 and the preparation of the next planning cycle 2014-2018. The outcome will be a series of medium to long term strategy and planning documents to guide Government policy making, and also to underpin the Cambodia-ADB partnership through integration into the ADB Country Partnership Strategy 2014-2018.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA, by providing focused and targeted support to the preparation of the Cambodia Vision 2030, the next phase of the Rectangular Strategy, and the NSDP 2014-2018, will ensure that ongoing analyses and dialogue systematically cover these critical development issues, with a particular focus on knowledge needs and management, as a way of enhancing ADB's partnership with Cambodia.
Impact Improved effectiveness of the Government's overall development policy formulation
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Medium to long term strategy and planning documents to guide Government policy making
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Macroeconomic projections and analysis

2. A coherent set of documents endorsed by the Government

3. Support to various elements of the strategy and planning product preparation processes as required

4. Analytical inputs of other development partners coordinated into the overall planning process

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 The Royal Government of Cambodia and relevant stakeholders have been consulted
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA requires about 6 person-months of international consultants and 12 person-months of a national consultant. Consultants will be engaged using individual consultant selection in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and its Borrowers (2010, as amended from time to time). Individual consultant selection, rather than a firm, is appropriate in this instance, because the TA is comprised of a number of diverse activities.
Procurement Not required for this Project.
Responsible ADB Officer Jan Hansen
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Cambodia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 20 May 2013
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 03 Apr 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Jul 2013

TA 8347-CAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Apr 2013 - 03 Apr 2013 30 Jun 2014 30 Apr 2015 -
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 03 Apr 2013 90,450.10

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