Malaysia: Support for Integrating Regional Cooperation and Integration Into the National Development Agenda, Malaysia

Sovereign Project | 46127-001 Status: Dropped / Terminated


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Project Name Support for Integrating Regional Cooperation and Integration Into the National Development Agenda, Malaysia
Project Number 46127-001
Country Malaysia
Project Status Dropped / Terminated
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8843-MAL: Support for Integrating Regional Cooperation and Integration into the National Development Agenda, Malaysia
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Public administration

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

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) After consultations with the Director-General of the Economic Planning Unit, the Government of Malaysia decided that it would be more efficient to pursue the identification (Output 1) and assessment of projects (Output 2) through its own resources rather than via the TA. EPU would, however, collaborate with ADB on delivering a capacity development program (Output 3 of the TA) under BIMP-EAGA and IMT-GT. A Board Information Paper is being prepared for cancellation of the TA. This is expected to be circulated to the Board in October 2015.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultation missions conducted highlighted the need and scope for this technical assistance
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

A team of international and national consultants will be recruited to undertake the delivery of the inter-related outputs of the TA. An international infrastructure specialist will function as the Team Leader and oversee the team of 3 national consultants engaged specifically for the 3 subcomponents/outputs.

In this regard, a national infrastructure specialist will assist the team leader in the establishment of a framework for a pipeline of priority connectivity projects; a national economist for the assessment of select priority connectivity projects through initial scoping studies; and a national training specialist for the delivery of RCI capacity building program.

ADB will recruit the Team Leader for 6 person-months equivalent, on an intermittent basis. The national consultants will be engaged for 9 person-months equivalent, on an intermittent basis. National resource persons may also be engaged as necessary.

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
Economic Planning Unit
Prime Minister's Department
Jalan Dato'Onn 50480
Kuala Lumpur 11-01, Malaysia


Concept Clearance 30 Sep 2014
Fact Finding 01 Jan 2014 to 30 Sep 2014
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 17 Sep 2015

TA 8843-MAL

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Dec 2014 - 17 Dec 2014 28 Feb 2016 - -
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 17 Dec 2014 0.00

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