Regional: Strengthening Gender Capacity in SERD DMCs

Sovereign Project | 46306-001


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Project Name Strengthening Gender Capacity in SERD DMCs
Project Number 46306-001
Country Regional
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8131-REG: Strengthening Gender Capacity in SERD DMCs
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development - Agricultural production - Fishery - Forestry - Irrigation - Land-based natural resources management - Livestock - Water-based natural resources management
Education - Education sector development - Non-formal education - Pre-primary and primary - Secondary - Technical and vocational education and training - Tertiary
Energy - Conventional energy generation - Electricity transmission and distribution - Energy efficiency and conservation - Energy sector development and institutional reform - Energy utility services - Large hydropower generation - Renewable energy generation - small hydro
Finance - Banking systems and nonbank financial institutions - Finance sector development - Housing finance - Inclusive finance - Infrastructure finance and investment funds - Insurance and contractual savings - Money and capital markets - Small and medium enterprise finance and leasing - Trade finance
Health - Health insurance and subsidized health programs - Health system development - Mother and child health care - Nutrition
Industry and trade - Industry and trade sector development - Large and medium industries - Small and medium enterprise development - Trade and services
Information and communication technology - ICT industries and ICT-enabled services
Public sector management - Decentralization - Economic affairs management - Law and judiciary - Public administration - Public expenditure and fiscal management - Social protection initiatives
Transport - Air transport - Rail transport (non-urban) - Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development - Urban public transport - Water transport (non-urban)
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Other urban services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban slum development - Urban solid waste management - Urban water supply
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved gender responsiveness in SERD DMC projects
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved gender mainstreaming and GAP implementation and performance monitoring capacity in SERD DMCs
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Improved quality of gender action plans (GAPs) and monitoring indicators in SERD DMC projects

2. Improved GAP implementation and monitoring for better gender equality results in SERD DMCs

3. Knowledge products on good practices in gender mainstreaming in SERD DMC programs disseminated

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
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Consultants' inputs will approximately amount to: (i) 24 person-months of individual national consultant based in HQ and (ii) 4 person-months of International consultants. All consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). The national consultant will be based in ADB headquarters and will provide direct support to the SERD Social Development Specialist (GAD) to strengthen gender mainstreaming capacity of executing and implementing agencies and resident mission gender specialists (RMGSs) in the preparation and implementation of all gender related activities under DMC-ADB (SERD) portfolio. The international consultants will (i) manage the organization of the regional and in-country lateral learning workshops to build the capacity of executing and implementing agencies in Southeast Asia DMCs; and (ii) prepare 10 feature stories for publication showcasing DMC achievements in promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in Southeast Asia
Procurement All supplies and services financed from the technical assistance will be procured in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement.
Responsible ADB Officer Uzma S. Hoque
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Office of the Director General, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Concept Clearance 17 Apr 2012
Fact Finding 18 Apr 2012 to 05 May 2012
Approval 14 Aug 2012
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 07 Nov 2012

TA 8131-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Aug 2012 - 14 Aug 2012 30 Aug 2014 31 Dec 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 14 Aug 2012 162,986.81

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