The goal of the TA is to assist the Government of Indonesia in the development of an effective national coordinating mechanisms for regional and subregional cooperation activities, based on a systematic, coherent and clear framework within which the Government and other development partners will promote regional cooperation in Indonesia.
|Project Name||Support to National Secretariat for Subregional Cooperation|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Public sector management / Economic affairs management
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The goal of the TA is to assist the Government of Indonesia in the development of an effective national coordinating mechanisms for regional and subregional cooperation activities, based on a systematic, coherent and clear framework within which the Government and other development partners will promote regional cooperation in Indonesia. The goal of the TA will be pursued in the following aspects: (i) assessing the gaps in policy formulation, project identification and management, and resource mobilization for regional and subregional activities; (ii) improving coordination with regional/provincial agencies for regional and subregional cooperation programs; (iii) enhancing project/program formulation and implementing for regional cooperation operations; (iv) strengthening monitoring mechanism for regional cooperation projects; (v) assisting to build a national information system for regional and subregional cooperation databases; and (vi) helping develop capacity to engage stakeholders' participation in regional and subregional cooperation activities, particularly involving partnership among the public sector, business community, and civil society.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Indonesia participates in subregional cooperation programs, together with its neighboring countries, Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand. There is strong complementarity between the TA's objectives and the country's subregional cooperation plans and programs.|
|Impact||The purpose of the TA is to provide assistance with clarifying and strengthening the government of Indonesia's national coordinating mechanism for regional and subregional coordination, with emphasis on building capacity and developing procedures for effective, timely project implementation. The TA will also provide a reliable channel for active involvement at the central level of sectoral agencies and local stakeholders including local govt agencies and business councils.|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
A capacity-building plan for the NSRC, including; (i) administrative framework of a national coordination mechanism for regional and subregional cooperation (ii) a well-defined legal framework for the NSRC; and (iii) a human resource development plan for NSRC
A plan for strengthening local level capacity for participation in subregional cooperation activities
Training workshops for National Secretariat for Regional Cooperation (NSRC) staff and for staff from other national, local and nongovernment organizations participating in regional and subregional program activities
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA requires three domestic consultants (18 person-months) and one international consultant (4 person-months). A domestic consultant of institutional expert will be the team leader, which will be supported by a regional cooperation specialist (international consultant) , a human resource development specialist (domestic consultant) and an administrative and legal expert (domestic consultant). The consultants will be engaged on individual basis.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Concepcion, Rhodora B.|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SERD|
Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs
2nd Floor, Jl Lapangan
Banteng Timur 2-4
Jakarta Pusat 10710
|Concept Clearance||09 Mar 2004|
|Fact Finding||10 Mar 2004 to 24 Mar 2004|
|Approval||23 Dec 2004|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||27 Apr 2007|
|Last PDS Update||21 Jul 2008|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|23 Dec 2004||05 Oct 2005||05 Oct 2005||31 Jan 2006||28 Feb 2012||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|296,500.00||0.00||36,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||332,500.00||23 Dec 2004||48,841.32|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Strengthening the National Secretariat for Regional Cooperation||TA Completion Reports||Nov 2012|
|Strengthening the National Secretariat for Regional Cooperation (Financed by the Japan Special Fund)||Technical Assistance Reports||Jan 2005|
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