44213-019: Improving Secondary Education Sector Management | Asian Development Bank

Bangladesh: Improving Secondary Education Sector Management

Sovereign (Public) Project | 44213-019 Status: Approved

The technical assistance will improve the government's fiduciary risk management at central and local levels. It will improve capacity in fiduciary management by supporting annual fiduciary reviews and conducting in-depth reviews of identified fiduciary risks. It will also help in the smooth introduction of a single budget system by supporting preparation of satisfactory financial statements and reports, following-up audit observations, and preparing audit reports.

 
Project Name Improving Secondary Education Sector Management
Project Number 44213-019
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9452-BAN: Improving Secondary Education Sector Management
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Education / Secondary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The technical assistance will improve the government's fiduciary risk management at central and local levels. It will improve capacity in fiduciary management by supporting annual fiduciary reviews and conducting in-depth reviews of identified fiduciary risks. It will also help in the smooth introduction of a single budget system by supporting preparation of satisfactory financial statements and reports, following-up audit observations, and preparing audit reports.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy To mitigate fiduciary risks associated with having the government manage funds and account for program expenditures, the government have requested for a technical assistance to strengthen their fiduciary management.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design When ongoing and ensuring projects are prepared, series of consultations took place with stakeholders including government agencies, development partners, teachers, members of school management committee, and community members. ADB's TA support on fiduciary management was fully supported.
During Project Implementation Annual government and development partners' secondary education sector review will discuss the TA outputs.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and the associated Project Administration Instructions/TA Instructions. The TA will engage international consultants for 5 person-months, and national consultants for 40 person-months, for a total of 45 person-months. On output 1, ADB will recruit an audit firm or an equivalent institution to conduct AFR. The firm will be selected using the consultants' qualifications selection method. The firm will provide 2 person-months of international and 12 person-months of national consulting inputs for financial and procurement audits, for a total of 14 person-months of inputs. On output 2, ADB will engage individual international consultants for 2 person-months and national consultants for 24 person-months to support the introduction of single budget. In addition, individual consultants will be engaged for 1 person-month of international and 4 person-months of national inputs through a pool of consultants whose expertise will be defined as the need arises. Outline terms of reference for consultants are in Appendix 3.
Procurement None.
Responsible ADB Officer Tajima, Eisuke
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education
Shikkha Bhaban, 16 Abdul Ghani Road
Dhaka-1000
Bangladesh
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 07 Dec 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 11 Dec 2017

TA 9452-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Dec 2017 - - 10 Dec 2019 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 07 Dec 2017 0.00

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