This RETA is funded by the PRC Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund. Its goal is to upscale and complement with RETA 6158 for CAREC capacity building, and to keep the momentum of the regional cooperation and contribute to full achievement of the objectives of the ongoing RETA 6158. The focus of this project is to strengthen management capabilities of senior officials in each of the seven participating countries regarding regional cooperation.
|Project Name||Capacity Building for Regional Cooperation under the CAREC Program|
|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||This RETA is funded by the PRC Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund. Its goal is to upscale and complement with RETA 6158 for CAREC capacity building, and to keep the momentum of the regional cooperation and contribute to full achievement of the objectives of the ongoing RETA 6158. The focus of this project is to strengthen management capabilities of senior officials in each of the seven participating countries regarding regional cooperation.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||This RETA is included in the assistance pipeline for nonlending products and services under Central Asia Regional Cooperation Strategy and Program Update (2006-2008), approved in October 2005.|
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|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
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|During Project Implementation|
Resource speakers for this TA will be engaged among leading scholars in the DMC concerned in following areas: (i) policy planning and strategic management for regional cooperation; (ii) methodologies and process of programming for regional cooperation; or (iii) major initiatives for regional cooperation in Central Asia, South Asia, Great Mekong Subregion and/or ASEAN.
Domestic consultants will be engaged for (i) designing performance metrics and indicators to measure actual results of the program; (ii) ensuring proper dissemination of the outputs of this TA to targeted officials in the governments of the CAREC countries; (iii) preparing a proposal to institute a process to coordinated regional initiatives at the country level; and (iv) assisting in the development of research networks.
The number of resource speakers/domestic consultants and their consultant days will be determined at a later stage.
|Responsible ADB Officer||Kruger, David J.|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, CWRD|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||10 Mar 2005|
|Fact Finding||11 Mar 2005 to 25 Mar 2005|
|Approval||16 Dec 2005|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||28 Feb 2006|
|Last PDS Update||19 Dec 2008|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|16 Dec 2005||-||16 Dec 2005||31 Jul 2007||31 Mar 2008||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|0.00||400,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||400,000.00||16 Dec 2005||272,067.74|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Capacity Building for Regional Cooperation in Central Asia (financed by the People's Republic of China Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund)||TA Completion Reports||Feb 2009|
|Capacity Building for Regional Cooperation in Central Asia (Financed by the People's Republic of China Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund)||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2005|
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