Regional: Improving the Implementation of Safeguard Policy Applications in selected South Asia Developing Member Countries

Sovereign Project | 46282-002 Status: Closed

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Project Name Improving the Implementation of Safeguard Policy Applications in selected South Asia Developing Member Countries
Project Number 46282-002
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8274-REG: Improving the Implementation of Safeguard Policy Applications in selected South Asia Developing Member Countries
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

Study report entitled: "Safeguard Implementation: How can we make it more meaningful?" (Assessment of the South Asia Experience) has been completed and will be used for trainings.

SARD tracking system currently hosted through a cloud server to enhance monitoring of safeguards activities from project processing to completion.

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) SARD tracking system prototype has been setup through a cloud server. Currently undergoing revisions and modifications based on comments and suggestions by Safeguards Specialist hired under the RETA.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The S-CDTA was reviewed by various departments.
During Project Implementation ADB will be the executing agency, and SAOD-PR will be the implementation unit for the execution of this TA. The TA activities will be implemented in consultation with the concerned resident missions (RMs), and the relevant government ministries of India, Bangladesh and Nepal. ADB will engage 3 international consultants and 3 national consultants on an individual basis in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and its Borrowers (2010, as amended from time to time).

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services ADB will engage 3 international consultants and 3 national consultants on an individual basis in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and its Borrowers (2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ricardo Carlos Barba
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Office of the Director General, SARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 15 Mar 2016

TA 8274-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2012 - 14 Dec 2012 31 Dec 2013 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 14 Dec 2012 209,242.78

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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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