Lao People's Democratic Republic: Strengthening National Commission for Advancement of Women Network in the Ministry of Public Works and Transport

Sovereign Project | 46238-001 Status: Closed

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Project Name Strengthening National Commission for Advancement of Women Network in the Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Project Number 46238-001
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8139-LAO: Strengthening National Commission for Advancement of Women Network in the Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome All TA expected outcomes achieved.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The TA has strengthened coordination mechanisms within Ministry of Public Works and Transport to support the advancement of women. The following documents have been developed and disseminated nationwide: (i) strategy for the advancement of women in the public works and transport sector; (ii) guidelines for integrating gender into planning, monitoring, and evaluation. The TA's knowledege sharing workshop was conducted on 20 February 2015, in which more than 70 participants from MPWT, line ministries and development partners participated.
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 The TA will engage one international institutional and gender mainstreaming specialist (Team Leader) for 8 person-months on an intermittent basis; and one national institutional development and gender specialist (Deputy Team Leader) for a fulltime 18 person-months. The consultants will be based in the DAW office, MPWT, and closely work with the NCAW secretariat. ADB-LRM will recruit consultants on an individual basis, in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). Consultant contracts will be signed by COSO. The outline terms of reference for the consultants are advertised in both local newspaper and via the CMS system.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Phoxay Xayyavong
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Lao Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Barbara Lochmann, Sr. Social Sector Specialist
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 25 Jul 2012
Fact Finding 26 Mar 2012 to 27 Mar 2012
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2015

TA 8139-LAO

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Aug 2012 - 09 Aug 2012 01 Apr 2014 31 Mar 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 09 Aug 2012 217,371.27

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