Regional: Study on SMEs and Trade-Driven Productivity

Sovereign Project | 48338-001 Status: Closed

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Project Name Study on SMEs and Trade-Driven Productivity
Project Number 48338-001
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8700-REG: Study on SMEs and Trade-Driven Productivity
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade - Small and medium enterprise development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
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 The project will make the best use of staff resources in both ADB and ADBI. The survey questionnaires and the study report will be jointly prepared by ADB and ADBI staff. To support the completion of the study report, the S-RDTA will hire an international consultant and national consultants mainly for assisting analyses on the report and helping organize study meetings and conduct surveys in the designated countries. The consultants will be selected and recruited individually in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time) (Appendix 5).
Procurement

ADB will be the Executing Agency and OREI will implement the S-RDTA. Disbursements under the S-RDTA will be made in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).

The study under the S-RDTA will be handled by OREI and ADBI's research section cooperation with staff involved in SME related projects and/or having expertise in SME finance. A joint study report will be prepared and published at the end of this project as a thematic knowledge product on SMEs and production networks, and the initial findings from this study will be presented on the occasion of the RCI conference scheduled at ADB headquarters in November 2014. The study will be developed based on literature review and surveys in selected countries, with descriptive and empirical analyses to be conducted by OREI and ADBI.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Shigehiro Shinozaki
Responsible ADB Department Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Responsible ADB Division SDAS
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 13 Aug 2014
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 19 Aug 2014

TA 8700-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Aug 2014 - 13 Aug 2014 28 Feb 2015 30 Nov 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 13 Aug 2014 111,141.34

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