|Project Name||Greater Mekong Subregion: Phnom Penh Plan for Development Management IV|
|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 - Public administration
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||RCDTA 7431 approved in December 2009, implementation started March 2010 to July 2012. Extension of TA sought till December 2012. The following have been accomplished as of September 2012: (i) 27 learning programs attended by 555 junior, middle and senior level officials at the levels of Director and above; (ii) 3 PPP fellows selected in March 2011 attended fellowship programs at Harvard University in July to August 2011 and 4 PPP 2010 fellows attended programs at Harvard and Oxford from June to August 2010 and London Business School in October and December 2010; (iii) GMS Development Dialogue on enhancing GMS and ASEAN complementarities and synergies held in July 2010 and on importance of border economic zones in December 2011; (iv) 16 Leaders Networking for Knowledge (LINK) alumni events held in 5 GMS countries; (v) efforts to expand institutional networks and improve products and services in the Learning Resource Centers (LRCs) in Cambodia and Lao PDR on-going, a new web-based data-base and catalogue system installed in the LRC in Cambodia and GMS-PPP section in National University of Laos set up; (vi) network of partners expanded and organized new learning programs with: School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University (PRC); College of Europe (Belgium); United Nations University-Comparative Regional Integration Studies (Belgium); European Institute of Public Administration (The Netherlands); Guilin Institute of Tourism (PRC); National University of Laos (Lao PDR); and University of International Business and Economics (PRC); and (vii) 4 research papers, 4 policy briefs and special issue of the Journal of Greater Mekong Subregion Development Studies published as part of research program; Research Dissemination Event titled Pathways to Policy conducted in March 2012. PPP Steering Committee meeting held on 13 September 2012 to take stock of progress and chart future directions.|
|Geographical Location||Lao People's Democratic Republic,People's Republic of China,Myanmar,Cambodia,Thailand,Viet Nam|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation||
Stakeholder consultation and participation is done through the PPP's tested technical methodologies and in close coordination with properly functioning institutional mechanisms.
The PPP Steering Committee serves as the main mechanism for stakeholders participation and consultation. The GMS national coordinators, representatives of development partners and ADB who are members of the PPP steering committee conduct periodic review of the PPP to ensure its relevance and responsiveness to the needs of the GMS countries. The Steering Committee oversees the implementation of the PPP, while a PPP Advisory Board, composed of distinguished scholars and educators, provide strategic direction and technical guidance. The PPP learning programs are continually improved based on participant, capacity building partners and faculty/trainers feedback.
High level events in the GMS program such as the GMS summits, ministerial meetings and senior official meetings also serves as mechanisms for stakeholder consultations and assessment of the Plan. Moreover, other PPP activities such as alumni consultations, discussions with capacity building partners and teaching faculty, and dialogues with PPP focal persons in the GMS national secretariats also ensures stakeholder participation and consultations
|Consulting Services||The TA will be implemented through individually recruited international and national consultants who will work under the supervision of ADB staff responsible for administration of the TA. It is anticipated that 10 person-months of international i.e. capacity building specialist (10 pm) and120 person-months of national consultants namely: (i) program officer (24 pm) (ii) program analyst (24 pm) (iii) learning resource center administrators and information coordinators (24 pm each) will be required for TA implementation. The learning programs will be delivered both through institutions and through direct hiring of resource persons who will serve as faculty for the learning programs. The consultants and resource persons will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and its Borrowers.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Perdiguero, Alfredo|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Thailand Resident Mission|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||05 Apr 2010|
|Last PDS Update||28 Sep 2012|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|10 Dec 2009||-||10 Dec 2009||31 Mar 2012||31 May 2013||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|2,150,000.00||1,000,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||3,150,000.00||10 Dec 2009||3,144,952.28|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Greater Mekong Subregion Phnom Penh Plan for Development Management IV||TA Completion Reports||Oct 2013|
|Greater Mekong Subregion Phnom Penh Plan for Development Management IV||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2009|
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