The TA will undertake integrated analytical work aiming to improve the management of cities of all sizes in teh DMCs. It will cover the emering MT and LT trends and issues, as well as successful regional and global experiences, and suggest approaches for the future in the Asian context.
|Project Name||Managing the Cities in Asia|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Description||The TA will undertake integrated analytical work aiming to improve the management of cities of all sizes in teh DMCs. It will cover the emering MT and LT trends and issues, as well as successful regional and global experiences, and suggest approaches for the future in the Asian context.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||Improvement in the management of cities of all sizes in the developing member countries (DMCs).|
|Description of Outcome||
Improvement in operational support to management in Asian cities
Improvement in ADB's policy dialogue, relevance, and responsiveness to the demands of its Asian DMCs
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
50 structuring reports for projects capable of being financed
Operationally useful knowledge covering strategic issues of engagement in the sector, such as how to introduce international good practices, innovative approaches
Strengthening of CDIA networking activities
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
The TA has completed 33 pre-feasibility studies (PFS) supporting areas of integrated wastewater management, drainage, water supply and economic corridors in Indonesia, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Philippines, Myanmar, Thailand, Mongolia, PRC, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and the Pacific.
CDIA has produced videos and a photobook showcasing the CDIA's support, intervention and success stories. Publications and brochures are also available as practical guides for government and stakeholders in programming and designing projects.
Upstream collaboration with potential financiers including ADB operational departments has been emphasized to further improve PFS linkage to financing. The TA has enabled ADB and its CDIA partners to work closely to address infrastructure needs in Asia-Pacific region.
The TA has recently processed a partial cancellation of SECO funding for $1M reducing the total TA amount to $23.218M.
TA activities were completed on 31 December 2018 and financial closure is being processed
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA will require inputs from international and domestic consultants and resource person drawn from a range of experts, institutions, and organizations. These will include individual consultants, consulting firms, research organizations, government and the private sector to provide both analytical and operationally relevant inputs. The consultants and resource persons will include urban and infrastructure experts in the areas of energy, transport, water supply and sanitation, environment, and municipal management. The domestic consultants will provide technical and research assistance support to the TA implementation team and should have strong backgrounds and experience in data collection, data analysis, and analytical research in the above areas. The consultants and resource persons will ensure general consistency across the various chapters, including theoritcal consistency in the analysis and suggestions emerging from the analytical work.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||van Etten, Joris G. P.|
|Responsible ADB Department||Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||SDSC-URB|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||30 Dec 2006|
|Fact Finding||28 Feb 2005 to 13 Mar 2005|
|Approval||19 Dec 2005|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||23 Feb 2006|
|Last PDS Update||08 Feb 2018|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|19 Dec 2005||-||19 Dec 2005||30 Jun 2007||31 Dec 2017||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|2,572,000.00||21,647,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||24,219,000.00||19 Dec 2005||20,288,587.18|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Managing the Cities in Asia: Technical Assistance Completion Report||TA Completion Reports||Jun 2018|
|Managing the Cities in Asia||TA Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements||Aug 2013|
|Managing the Cities in Asia||TA Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements||Sep 2010|
|Managing the Cities in Asia||TA Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements||Aug 2008|
|Managing the Cities in Asia||TA Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements||Nov 2007|
|Managing the Cities in Asia||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2005|
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|Contract Title||Approval Number||Contract Date||Contractor||Contractor Address||Executing Agency||Contract Description||Total Contract Amount (US$)||Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)|
|Regional TA||Technical Assistance 6293||17 Jul 2015||Urban Solutions BV (Netherlands) in association with Ciriajasa Rancangbangun Mandiri PT (Indonesia)||PO Box 299 3000 AG, Rotterdam, Netherlands||Asian Development Bank||174,229.00||—|
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