Regional : Capacity Building for Enhanced Safeguards, Anti-Corruption and Integrity Measures, Gender Equity Policies and Digitization of Trade Finance Program Banks

Nonsovereign Project | 37909-029

The technical assistance (TA) will help TSCFP reduce market gaps for trade finance. The TA will fund the engagement of consultants (i) for business operations and administration to manage growing volumes, thereby complementing existing staff resources, and (ii) for various capacity building initiatives related to combating corruption, money-laundering and the financing of terrorism, safeguards, gender, and digitalization of trade finance in TSCFP banks. To further close gaps, promote regional cooperation and integration and as a tool to address the pandemic, the TA will also fund delivery of knowledge products, services, and solutions.

Project Name
Capacity Building for Enhanced Safeguards, Anti-Corruption and Integrity Measures, Gender Equity Policies and Digitization of Trade Finance Program Banks
Project Number
37909-029
Country / Economy
  • Regional
Location
Regional
Type or Modality of Assistance
TA 9669-REG: Capacity Building for Enhanced Safeguards, Anti-Corruption and Integrity Measures, Gender Equity Policies and Digitization of Trade Finance Program Ba
Source Amount
Financial Sector Development Partnership Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.50 million
TA 9669-REG: Capacity Building for Enhanced Safeguards, Anti-Corruption and Integrity Measures, Gender Equity Policies and Digitization of Trade Finance Program Banks
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas
  • Environmentally sustainable growth
  • Inclusive economic growth
  • Regional integration
Drivers of Change
  • Governance and capacity development
  • Knowledge solutions
  • Partnerships
  • Private sector development
Sector / Subsector
  • Finance / Trade finance

  • Industry and trade / Industry and trade sector development

Gender
Some gender elements
Project Sponsor(s)
    Objectives and Scope
    The technical assistance (TA) will help TSCFP reduce market gaps for trade finance. The TA will fund the engagement of consultants (i) for business operations and administration to manage growing volumes, thereby complementing existing staff resources, and (ii) for various capacity building initiatives related to combating corruption, money-laundering and the financing of terrorism, safeguards, gender, and digitalization of trade finance in TSCFP banks. To further close gaps, promote regional cooperation and integration and as a tool to address the pandemic, the TA will also fund delivery of knowledge products, services, and solutions.
    Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

    Safeguard Categories

    Environment
    Involuntary Resettlement
    Indigenous Peoples

    Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

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

    Business Opportunities

    Consulting Services
    Climate Change, Environmental and Social Safeguards Experts (total of 24 person-months); International Trade Finance Expert (6 person-months); National Information Technology Expert(s) (36 person-months); National Integrity anti-money laundering, know-your-client, and counter-terrorist financing consultant(s) (36 person-months); International Consultant for Regulatory Scorecard Initiative (4 person- months); International Gender and Development Expert (10 person- months); International Digital Standards in Trade Expert (36 person- months); International or National Resource Person(s) for Trainings/ Workshops.
    Procurement
    Computer equipment and software licenses.

    Contact

    Responsible ADB Officer
    Leva, Roberto
    Responsible ADB Division
    TSCD
    Responsible ADB Department
    Private Sector Operations Department

    Timetable for assistance design, processing, and implementation

    Concept Clearance
    -
    Credit Committee Meeting
    -
    Approval
    -
    Last PDS Update
    15 May 2024

    Funding

    TA 9669-REG

    Milestones
    Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
    Original Revised Actual
    05 Dec 2018 - 05 Dec 2018 30 Sep 2021 05 Dec 2025 -
    Financing Plan/TA Utilization
    ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
    Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
    2,000,000.00 1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,500,000.00
    Cumulative Disbursements
    Date Amount
    18 Jun 2024 2,779,806.39

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    Related Publications

    Title Document Type Document Date
    Digitalizing Trade in Asia Needs Legislative Reform Brochures and Flyers Oct 2021
    Financial Crimes Compliance: The Power of Partnerships Papers and Briefs Jul 2021

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