Bangladesh: Strengthening Project Portfolio Performance

Nonsovereign Project | 33222-012 Status: Approved

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Project Name Strengthening Project Portfolio Performance
Project Number 33222-012
Country Bangladesh
Location Throughout Bangladesh
Approval Number 3336
Type or Modality of Assistance
3336 Technical Assistance US$ 1.00 million Approved
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SARD
Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Project Sponsor(s)
Description The objective of the TA is to help improve the efficiency in resource use by strengthening the project implementation capacity of the major line ministries, the Executing Agencies (executing large number of Bank-funded projects), monitoring capacity of IMED and auditing capacity of the Office of the Director General, Foreign Aided Project (DG,FAP). The TA scope includes, among others, the following: (i) comprehensive review of Government's internal clearance procedures for project processing/implementation; (ii) provision of extensive training to key project personnel in project monitoring/management, and creating pool of procurement specialists and project audit/accounting specialists; (iii) setting up an effective Management Information System in IMED, and (iv) strengthening of Project Account Management and Audit Capacity of the DG,FAP.
Objectives and Scope
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The focus of ADB's operational strategy in Bangladesh is poverty reduction. The operational strategy aims to stimulate economic growth, accelerate the pace of human resource development, expand physical infrastructure, and and help develop institutions and capabilities.

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services About 85 person-month of individual consultants including 15 person-months international consultants and about 70 person-months of domestic consultant's services will be required to implement the TA.

Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation

Concept Clearance 06 Apr 1999
Due Diligence
Credit Committee Meeting -
Approval 10 Dec 1999
PDS Creation Date 06 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 08 Feb 2007
Title Document Type Document Date
Strengthening Project Portfolio Performance TA Completion Reports Jan 2007
Strengthening Project Portfolio Performance Technical Assistance Reports Dec 1999

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