Nepal: Portfolio Management Capacity Enhancement

Sovereign Project | 46514-001 Status: Active


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Project Name Portfolio Management Capacity Enhancement
Project Number 46514-001
Country Nepal
Project Status Active
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
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome --
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Capacity Building:

445 (249 in 2014, and 196 in 2015) EAs/IAs staff were provided training n procurement, disbursement, safeguards and GESI.

Improved Project Management:

Consultants recruited to review projects with implementation delays and actions being implemented to expedite project progress.

Individual consultants mobilized to support projects in implementation, contract management and safeguard activities.

Portfolio Performance Review:

The sector wise quarterly review meeting for Q4, 2015 were held from 8 - 14 January 2016, and annual Country Portfolio Review Meeting from 21 to 22 January 2016.

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 Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Tika Limbu
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Nepal Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance 09 Dec 2013
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 04 Mar 2016

TA 8286-NEP

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 505,314.47

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