The Governance Cooperation Fund (GCF) has an important role to play in adding value to the implementation of ADB's Governance and Anticorruption Policies,and specifically will support the implementation of ADB's Second Governance and Anticorruption Action Plan (GACAP II). The expected impact is improved quality of governance which contributes to sustainable development in DMCs. The expected outcome is strengthened governance in participating DMCs in areas of PFM, procurement, and combatting corruption.
|Project Name||Support for Implementation of the Second Governance and Anticorruption Action Plan|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Regional integration
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Public sector management / Economic affairs management
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The Governance Cooperation Fund (GCF) has an important role to play in adding value to the implementation of ADB's Governance and Anticorruption Policies,and specifically will support the implementation of ADB's Second Governance and Anticorruption Action Plan (GACAP II). The expected impact is improved quality of governance which contributes to sustainable development in DMCs. The expected outcome is strengthened governance in participating DMCs in areas of PFM, procurement, and combatting corruption.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||The expected impact is improved quality of governance, which contributes to sustainable development in DMCs.|
|Description of Outcome||The expected outcome is strengthened governance in participating DMCs in areas of PFM, procurement, and combating corruption.|
|Progress Toward Outcome||The subprojects in output 2 have contributed to strengthening governance in participating DMCs by implementing risk mitigation measures identified in ADB's governance risk assessments and management plans. In Mongolia, procurement in the education sector has been improved through development of a comprehensive procurement manual, procurement and anticorruption training and a code of ethics and handbook. In PRC, internal control manuals were prepared for wastewater and rural development projects. In Bhutan, leadership and management development training programs on public service delivery, business and IT for good governance have been conducted to enhance government capacity. In the Philippines, detailed recommendations have been developed for a revised governance structure for the electricity market operator, transition plan and rule changes to implement the new structure. In Armenia, a road map for institutional development and capacity building to strengthen PFM professionals has been developed. In PRC, advice was provided to the Jilin Province Investment Group on its corporate vision and strategic plan which contributed to the company's plans for restructuring its balance sheet. In Cambodia, the school improvement grant program has been strengthened by production of a technical and financial manual to support financial planning and management of school improvement grants and an action plan for school performance monitoring system.|
|Description of Project Outputs||1. Risk assessment and risk mitigation plans (RAMP) for projects in ADB priority sectors. 2. Subprojects addressing risk mitigation measures at country, sector, and or project level in priority areas for ADB operations. 3. Subprojects Addressing Knowledge Dissemination and Monitoring. 4. Long term national governance consultants placed in at least five Resident Missions to support implementation of GACAP II.|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
1. RAMPs have been completed for the following projects: Water and Sanitation Services Improvement Project in Uzbekistan; Preparation of Transmission and Distribution of Metering Project in Kyrgyzstan; Regional Transmission Project in Tajikistan; Punjab Cities Improvement Investment Program in Pakistan; Power Sector Rehabilitation Project in Kyrgyz Republic; and Renewable Energy Development Sector Investment Program in Pakistan. 2. Seven subprojects have been completed while four subprojects are ongoing.
3. No subproject has been developed under Output 3, but the subprojects under Output 2 already include arrangements for monitoring and dissemination.
4. From 2009-2013, six NGCs were engaged and performed services for a total of 12.8 person years in RMs in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal and Uzbekistan. In 2014, three new NGCs have been recruited for the RMs in Cambodia, Tajikistan and Viet Nam.
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA will require international consultants (estimated at 40 person months) and national consultants (estimated at 290 person months) with skills and expertise in governance, public financial management, and anticorruption at country level and in priority sectors for ADB operations, as defined in MTS II and CPSs for participating DMCs. One consultant administrator will also be recruited to provide support to RSCG to coordinate RETA activities. Consultants will be recruited as individuals.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||ADB Disclosure|
|Responsible ADB Department||Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||SDGG|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||09 Jul 2007|
|Fact Finding||11 Mar 2007 to 25 Mar 2007|
|Approval||18 Feb 2008|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||03 Dec 2014|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Review of Support for Implementation of the Second Governance and Anticorruption Action Plan: Technical Assistance Consultant's Report||Consultants' Reports||Jul 2016|
|Support for Implementation of the Second Governance and Anticorruption Action Plan: Technical Assistance Completion Report||TA Completion Reports||May 2016|
|Support for Implementation of the Second Governance and Anticorruption Action Plan (GACAP II) (Financed by the Governance Cooperation Fund) -- Guidelines for Subprojects||Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA||Aug 2008|
|Support for Implementation of the Second Governance and Anticorruption Action Plan (Financed by the Governance Cooperation Fund)||Technical Assistance Reports||Jan 2008|
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