Country Operations Business Plan 2009-2011
|Project Name||Support for Post-Private Sector and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development Program Partnership Framework|
|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
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Industry and trade - Small and medium enterprise development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Country Operations Business Plan 2009-2011|
|Impact||Sustainable economic growth supported by increased contribution of the private sector and SMEs|
|Description of Outcome||Improved business environment where the private sector and SMEs operate efficiently and effectively|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Component 1: Complete the national roll-out of the business registry offices.
Component 2: Regulatory impact assessment program.
Component 3: Implementation of SME strategy.
Component 4: Trade Policy Capacity and trade facilitation.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
(i)TA related workshops, seminars and training and any equipment procurement,
(ii) Lao Economists Study Group;
(iii) support and coordinate with the Program Steering Committee and the RIA Inter-Agency Taskforce,
(iv) support with coordinating with ADB Mission and the RIA Units; and (vi) formulation of the second subprogram of the PSME-2 in 2013.
(i) Knowledge products on competition policy, trade policy, and SME development; (ii) support the RIA Units at several ministries and agencies, (iii) progress of the Government in implementing policy triggers under subprogram 2 of the PSME-2 program
Physical closing of this TA is on 31 March 2014.
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
A team of 8 international consultants (total of 28 person months) and 3 national consutlants (total of 60 person months-PM) will be engaged.
1. Competition Policy Expert (4 PM, continuous)
2. Regulatory Expert (7 PM, intermittent)
3. Accounting Profession Expert (4 PM, continuous)
4. Technology Adoption Expert (4 PM, intermittent)
5. SME Finance Expert (2 PM, continous)
6. WTO Expert (4 PM, continuous)
7. Trade Economist (2 PM, continuous)
8. Trade Facilitation Expert (1 PM, continuous)
6. Trade Economist (2 PM, continuous)
1. Legal Expert (12 PM, continous)
2. Project Economist (24 months, continuous)
3. Project Officer (24 months, continuous)
|Responsible ADB Officer||Mohd Ismail, Mohd Sani|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD|
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Mr. Somdy Inmixai
Nong Bone Rd; Xaysettha District; Vientiane
|Concept Clearance||04 Feb 2010|
|Fact Finding||23 Apr 2010 to 23 Apr 2010|
|Approval||27 Sep 2010|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||25 Mar 2010|
|Last PDS Update||30 Sep 2013|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|27 Sep 2010||03 Dec 2010||03 Dec 2010||31 Mar 2014||-||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|0.00||1,000,000.00||190,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,190,000.00||27 Sep 2010||910,813.32|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Support for Post-Private Sector and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development Program Partnership Framework: Technical Assistance Completion Report||TA Completion Reports||May 2015|
|Support for Post-Private Sector and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development Program Partnership Framework (Financed by the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction)||Technical Assistance Reports||Sep 2010|
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