Regional: Implementation of the Technical Support Facility under the Carbon Market Initiative

Sovereign Project | 41138-012 Status: Closed

Summary

The TA will contribute to low carbon economic growth in Asia and the Pacifif. The expected outcome of the TA is to increase the number of clean energy projects with greenhouse gas abatement benefits across Asia and the Pacific. The TA is expected to: (i) enhance the technical knowledge of project developers nd sponsors in the DMCs in relation to conceptualizing clean energy projects for possible ADB financing, (ii) build the pipeline of clean energy projects suitable for ADB financing and eligible for the CDM, with special focus on expanding the geographical and sectoral coverage of such projects (iii) oversee the implementation of CDM components during the project execution and operational phases, and (iv) assist with the issuance and transfer of Certified Emissions Reduction, or carbon credits, including credits contracted with CMI's Asia Pacific Carbon Fund.

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Project Name Implementation of the Technical Support Facility under the Carbon Market Initiative
Project Number 41138-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6438-REG: Implementation of the Technical Support Facility under the Carbon Market Initiative
Finland (w/ LoA) US$ 1.01 million
Government of Switzerland US$ 300,000.00
Government of Luxembourg US$ 725,000.00
Spanish Cooperation Fund for Technical Assistance US$ 1.00 million
Government of Austria US$ 1.00 million
Republic of Korea e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund US$ 500,000.00
TA 6438-REG: Implementation of the Technical Support Facility under the Carbon Market Initiative (Supplementary)
Finland (w/ LoA) US$ 1.00 million
TA 6438-REG: Implementation of the Technical Support Facility under the Carbon Market Initiative (Supplementary)
Government of Austria US$ 400,000.00
TA 6438-REG: Implementation of the Technical Support Facility under the Carbon Market Initiative
Government of Austria US$ 550,000.00
TA 6438-REG: Implementation of the Technical Support Facility under the Carbon Market Initiative
Finland (w/ LoA) US$ 587,250.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

Energy - Energy efficiency and conservation - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban solid waste management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The TA will contribute to low carbon economic growth in Asia and the Pacifif. The expected outcome of the TA is to increase the number of clean energy projects with greenhouse gas abatement benefits across Asia and the Pacific. The TA is expected to: (i) enhance the technical knowledge of project developers nd sponsors in the DMCs in relation to conceptualizing clean energy projects for possible ADB financing, (ii) build the pipeline of clean energy projects suitable for ADB financing and eligible for the CDM, with special focus on expanding the geographical and sectoral coverage of such projects (iii) oversee the implementation of CDM components during the project execution and operational phases, and (iv) assist with the issuance and transfer of Certified Emissions Reduction, or carbon credits, including credits contracted with CMI's Asia Pacific Carbon Fund.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services 2 individual international consultants (Senior Carbon Market Expert and CDM expert, 24 person months each) 2 individual national consultants (Program coordinator and CDM expert, 24 person months each)

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Acharya, Jiwan S.
Responsible ADB Department Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Responsible ADB Division GAFSP
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 08 Jun 2007
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2007 to 25 Mar 2007
MRM -
Approval 18 Dec 2007
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 17 Jul 2008
Last PDS Update 29 Mar 2010

TA 6438-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
18 Dec 2007 - 18 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2010 31 Dec 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 7,077,250.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 7,077,250.00 18 Dec 2007 4,655,832.41

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