Regional: Regional Cooperation and Integration (RCI) Knowledge Platform on Economic Productivity

Sovereign Project | 48210-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Regional Cooperation and Integration (RCI) Knowledge Platform on Economic Productivity
Project Number 48210-001
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8664-REG: Regional Cooperation and Integration (RCI) Knowledge Platform on Economic Productivity
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade - Industry and trade sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Contribution to the RCI strategy for second generation RCI (trade- and productivity-driven growth) (under pillar 2) implemented

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome Increased awareness of contribution of RCI knowledge platforms and instruments (such as skill development for innovation) to productivity growth and welfare distribution, by attendees of 2nd generation RCI conference
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Produce comparative analysis or study on historic origin and evolution of RCI to factor out region specific issues on RCI capacity development for productivity;

2. Identify effective benchmarks and indicators for RCI capacity development;

3. Deliver a comparative analysis and tailoring of best practices for RCI knowledge tools and instruments that are relevant and comparable to Asia.

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 A team of international and national consultants with expertise in international trade-driven productivity growth will be engaged for a total of 7.5 person-months (3.0 international and 4.5 national).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Khan, Fahad H.
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division ERCI
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 09 Jun 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 18 Jun 2014

TA 8664-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Jun 2014 - 09 Jun 2014 31 May 2015 30 Apr 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 09 Jun 2014 163,441.95

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