Regional: Enhancing Capacity of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Arrangements to Facilitate Trade in the Greater Mekong Subregion

Sovereign Project | 46256-001 Status: Active

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Project Name Enhancing Capacity of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Arrangements to Facilitate Trade in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Project Number 46256-001
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8732-REG: Enhancing Capacity of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Arrangements to Facilitate Trade in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade - Trade and services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) A consulting firm has been engaged under the TA. Commenced services in May 2015.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The ADB fact finding missions met relevant Government regulatory agencies, including key SPS and Customs agencies. The Mission also met with main development partners that are active and/or have competence in the field, to share information, and to maintain close coordination.
During Project Implementation Stakeholder consultations, including with the private sector (agro-food businesses, freight forwarders, traders, transporters etc.) will be pursued during project implementation.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will be implemented over 36 months. A consulting firm, using Quality and Cost Based Selection method (QCBS) will be recruited to provide the services. Tentatively, a total of 46 person-months international and 40 person-months of national consultants, with expertise in in sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) and Customs risk based border management and clearance, ICT, SPS plant pests, forest pests and market access will be required. The consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). The team of consultants will closely coordinate with the ADB GMS SPS project in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam and with various ongoing activities in the GMS countries.
Procurement N/A.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Lingling Ding
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 02 Jul 2013
Fact Finding 19 Aug 2013 to 10 Sep 2013
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 24 Sep 2015

TA 8732-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Oct 2014 - 02 Oct 2014 31 Aug 2017 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,000,000.00 02 Oct 2014 342,965.00

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