The TA will assist the Government to further develop its capacity to improve aid effectiveness.
|Project Name||Capacity Strengthening for Enhancing Aid Effectiveness|
|Country||Lao People's Democratic Republic
|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 TA will assist the Government to further develop its capacity to improve aid effectiveness.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||The TA will assist the Government to further develop its capacity to improve aid effectiveness in consistency and collaboration with the RTP.|
|Description of Outcome||The Government exercises effective leadership in coordinating aid.|
|Progress Toward Outcome||The outcome was achieved.|
|Description of Project Outputs||(i) a further strengthened RTP coordination process, and in particular the infrastructure and macroeconomics and private sectors; (ii) enhanced capacity of DIC units in managing aid at one to three selected provinces; and (iii) strengthened capacity of the SWG secretariats and line ministries to coordinate policy and program approaches in the infrastructure sector and the macroeconomics and private sector.|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
(i) Support to the RTM was completed in November 2010
(ii) Workshops were conducted at the provincial level to strenghthen capacity of the DIC staff
(iii) The training on program approaches under infrastructure, macroeconomics and private sector were conducted to strengthen capacity of SWG secretariats and line ministries.
(iv) The final report was submitted.
|Geographical Location||Lao PDR|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||To achieve TA outcomes a firm will be recruited, following the quality- and cost-based selection method after submission of a simplified technical proposal, to provide 10 person-months of international and 24 person-months of national consulting services in the form of (i) 1 international aid-effectiveness expert and team leader (8 person-months intermittently); (ii) 1 national aid management expert and deputy team leader (14 person-months intermittently); and (iii) 1 national capacity development expert (8 person-months intermittently). In addition, a number of resource persons (in total 2 person-months of international consultants and 2 person-months of national consultants) will be engaged to support capacity building and training, support preparation of discussion papers on key emerging issues, and discuss findings at forums, seminars, and workshops. The consultant firm will be engaged by ADB in accordance with Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). Selection of the consultant firm will be done by a committee with representatives from ADB and the Government.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Leuangkhamsing, Soulinthone|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Lao Resident Mission|
Department of International Cooperation
Mr Somchith Inthamith
Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Planning and Investment Vientiane, Lao PDR
|Concept Clearance||10 Mar 2007|
|Fact Finding||18 Jan 2007 to 31 Jul 2008|
|Approval||09 Dec 2008|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||04 Jun 2009|
|Last PDS Update||31 Aug 2011|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|09 Dec 2008||09 Apr 2009||09 Apr 2009||30 Nov 2010||28 Nov 2011||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|600,000.00||0.00||100,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||700,000.00||09 Dec 2008||585,435.21|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Capacity Strengthening for Enhancing Aid Effectiveness||TA Completion Reports||May 2013|
|Capacity Strengthening for Enhancing Aid Effectiveness||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2008|
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