Regional: Innovative Data Collection Methods for Agricultural and Rural Statistics

Sovereign Project | 46399-001 Status: Active


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Project Name Innovative Data Collection Methods for Agricultural and Rural Statistics
Project Number 46399-001
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8369-REG: Innovative Data Collection Methods for Agricultural and Rural Statistics
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

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

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Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
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Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The R-CDTA will be implemented in close collaboration with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). JAXA has agreed in principle to provide technical advice, in-kind contribution and more importantly, actively participate in the implementation of the proposed R-CDTA. JAXA is also currently working with the Sustainable Infrastructure Division (RSID) of the Regional and Sustainable Development Department (RSDD) on another project that applies remote sensing technology in river basin management (R-CDTA 8074). A similar agreement with JAXA and ADB will be drawn for the purposes of this proposed R-CDTA.
During Project Implementation Work in the pilot countries (Lao PDR, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam) of the R-CDTA will be undertaken in close collaboration of the national statistical systems, the ministry of agriculture and other key agencies that can support the institutionalization of the methods that will be studied.

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Consulting Services The TA will require 96 person-months of consulting services (32 person-months international and 64 person-months national) to implement the TA components in the four pilot countries. All consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). A consulting firm will be engaged to provide the services of a team of international consultants consisting of a team leader/systems architecture specialists (5 person-months), systems architecture specialist (8 person-months), and two remote sensing specialists (1 for 5 person-months, 1 for 8 person-months). For the selection of a main consulting firm, the quality- and cost-based selection (90:10) method will be used because of the highly-specialized skill requirements and experience to achieve expected outputs, and the firm will be required to submit bio-data technical proposals. In addition, international individual consultants will be engaged-one training program specialist for 4 person-months and an agricultural statistician for two person-months. National remote sensing specialists in the four pilot countries will also be engaged for 4 person-months each. Two national consultants assigned in ADB headquarters will also be engaged for 24 person-months respectively to assist the ADB project team in coordinating the project, in organizing the training programs and workshops and in resolving and documenting technical issues. The consultants will work under the overall supervision of ADB project team with the technical support of JAXA.
Procurement The procurement of equipment will follow ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). At the end of the TA, equipment purchased through the shopping method under the TA will be assigned to the concerned implementing agencies.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Lakshman Rao
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division Development Indicators and Policy Research Division
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance 03 Oct 2012
Fact Finding 03 Sep 2012 to 07 Sep 2012
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 03 Oct 2012

TA 8369-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 May 2013 - 20 May 2013 31 Jul 2015 01 Dec 2016 -
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 20 May 2013 831,747.86

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