Regional: Enhancing Engagement with Pacific Developing Member Countries

Sovereign Project | 41658-012 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Curry, Paul Pacific Department Request for information
  • Regional
  • Technical Assistance
  • Public sector management
Project Name Enhancing Engagement with Pacific Developing Member Countries
Project Number 41658-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6475-REG: Enhancing Engagement with Pacific Developing Member Countries (Supplementary)
Government of Australia US$ 1.44 million
TA 6475-REG: Enhancing Engagement with Pacific Developing Member Countries
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design ADB Governors for Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga have been consulted and are supportive of the liaison offices. The World Bank Sydney office is a partner in conceptualizing the joint liaison offices in Samoa and Tonga. All parties are supportive.
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will finance 39 person-months of international consulting services and 180 person-months of national consulting services. The proposed consultants will be: (i) country focal point, Solomon Islands (international, 36 person-months); (ii) country focal points, Samoa and Tonga (national, 72 person-months); (iii) administrative assistants, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga (national, 108 person-months); and (iv) organizational and performance evaluation specialist (international, 3 person-months, intermittent).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Curry, Paul
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Office of the Director General, PARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Stephen J. Pollard
[email protected]
Pacific Department, Asian Development Bank


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 02 Nov 2007
Last PDS Update 14 Mar 2011

TA 6475-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
06 Aug 2008 - 06 Aug 2008 31 Mar 2012 31 Mar 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,500,000.00 1,440,000.00 80,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,020,000.00 06 Aug 2008 2,257,230.44

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