Nepal: Portfolio Management Capacity Enhancement

Sovereign Project | 46514-001

Summary

The expected impact of the TA would be improved overall performance of Nepal projects. The outcome of the TA will be improved ADB's portfolio performance in Nepal. The outputs of the TA will be capacity development in the areas of procurement management, project account auditing, and results-based portfolio performance reporting. Also it will assist conducting portfolio performance reviews and some of the ongoing projects needing addtional expert assistance to expedite implementation.

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Project Management Advisor 6 Sep 2015

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Project Name Portfolio Management Capacity Enhancement
Project Number 46514-001
Country Nepal
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8286-NEP: Portfolio Management Capacity Enhancement
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
TA 8286-NEP: Portfolio Management Capacity Enhancement (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 200,000.00
TA 8286-NEP: Portfolio Management Capacity Enhancement (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Irrigation - Rural market infrastructure

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution

Information and communication technology - ICT strategy and policy, and capacity development

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The expected impact of the TA would be improved overall performance of Nepal projects. The outcome of the TA will be improved ADB's portfolio performance in Nepal. The outputs of the TA will be capacity development in the areas of procurement management, project account auditing, and results-based portfolio performance reporting. Also it will assist conducting portfolio performance reviews and some of the ongoing projects needing addtional expert assistance to expedite implementation.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA will support capacity building for effective project startup, implementation and management to enhance operational efficiency of the ADB Nepal portfolio.
Impact Improved overall performance of Nepal projects
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved ADB's portfolio performance in Nepal
Progress Toward Outcome --
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Capacity Building of the EAs/IAs

2. Improved Project Management of Critical Projects

3. Strengthened Porfolio Management Systems (PMS) and Improved Overall Portfolio performance

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Capacity Building:

In 2014, 249 EAs/IAs staff were provided training n procurement, disbursement, safeguards and GESI.

Improved Project Managed:

Consultants have been recruited to review projects with implementation delays and recommend actions to expedite project progress.

Portfolio Performance Review:

The sector wise quarterly review meeting for Q4, 2014 were held from 12 - 14 January 2014, and 2014 annual country portfolio review meeting held on 18 - 19 January 2015.

Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Quarterly Country Portfolio Review meetings.
During Project Implementation Workshops, Quarterly Country Porfolio Review meetings and Tripatite Portfolio Review meeting.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services National consultants (totaling 98 person-months) and international consultant (totaling 13 person-months) will be recruited on a need basis following the individual consultant selection method. The consultants engaged under the TA will be recruited by ADB in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Tika Ram Limbu
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Nepal Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 09 Dec 2013
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 14 Dec 2012
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 04 Mar 2015

TA 8286-NEP

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2012 - 14 Dec 2012 30 Jun 2014 30 Jun 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
825,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 825,000.00 14 Dec 2012 327,827.42

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