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Regional: Strengthening the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office

Sovereign (Public) Project | 44300-012 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Steven Schipani Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Industry and trade
 
Project Name Strengthening the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office
Project Number 44300-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8516-REG: Strengthening the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade / Trade and services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Successful implementation of the GMS Tourism Sector Strategy.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome MTCO effectively performs its key functions as GMS TWG Secretariat.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. MTCO's vision and purpose, structure of governance, roles and responsibilities, staffing and reporting, and planning, administration and finance procedures documented and agreed.

2. Functional web-based GMS tourism knowledge management platform established.

3. TWG-endorsed Explore Mekong regional marketing strategy and action plan is launched.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The GMS national devlopment coordination specialist was engaged by ADB on 24 Mach 2014. The detailed TA work program is being prepared in consultation with the GMS Tourism Workign Group. A working draft of the MTCO Operations Plan and upated Explore Mekong Marketing Strategy will be tabled for discussion at the 34th Meeting of the GMS Tourism Working Group in November 2014.
Geographical Location Regional
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

2 international consultants (a institutional development and knowledge management - 4 person-month and a tourism marketing specialist (3 person-month)

1 national consultant from GMD countries (15 person-month)

will be intermittently engaged.

Responsible ADB Officer Steven Schipani
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Thailand Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 22 Oct 2013
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 22 Oct 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Sep 2014

TA 8516-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Oct 2013 - 22 Oct 2013 30 Jun 2015 30 Jun 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 22 Oct 2013 185,023.40

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