Regional: Disbursement Seminars for Developing Member Countries

Sovereign Project | 46534-003

It is expected that 20 seminars, workshops, and training will be conducted during the TA period. The participants are expected to come from (i) finance and accounting staff of the executing and implementing agencies directly involved in disbursement, and (ii) representatives from finance ministries and Supreme Audit Institutions.

The seminars, workshops and briefings will cover the following topics:

(i) Loan/grant products and features;

(ii) Disbursement policies and procedures;

(iii) Problems, constraints and solutions on loan disbursement;

(iv) Country and project specific case studies and group discussion;

(v) Preparation, submission and monitoring of loan withdrawal application

(vi) ADB's websites relating to disbursement; and

(vii) Client Portal for Disbursements System

Project Name Disbursement Seminars for Developing Member Countries
Project Number 46534-003
Country / Economy Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9512-REG: Disbursement Seminars for Developing Member Countries
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description

It is expected that 20 seminars, workshops, and training will be conducted during the TA period. The participants are expected to come from (i) finance and accounting staff of the executing and implementing agencies directly involved in disbursement, and (ii) representatives from finance ministries and Supreme Audit Institutions.

The seminars, workshops and briefings will cover the following topics:

(i) Loan/grant products and features;

(ii) Disbursement policies and procedures;

(iii) Problems, constraints and solutions on loan disbursement;

(iv) Country and project specific case studies and group discussion;

(v) Preparation, submission and monitoring of loan withdrawal application

(vi) ADB's websites relating to disbursement; and

(vii) Client Portal for Disbursements System

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The impact will be improved mobilization of loan, grant, and TA funds to DMC governments and recipients.

The outcome will be staff at executing and implementing agencies with enhanced knowledge on ADB disbursement policies and use of the CPD and TA Portal systems.

Impact Improved mobilization of loan, grant, and technical assistance funds to DMC government and recipients.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Enhanced knowledge and technically capable Executing and/or Implementing Agency staff on ADB policies and procedures related to project financial administration and using of CPD system
Progress Toward Outcome

As of 31 December 2019: (i) 460 Executing and Implementing Agencies from 35 DMCs are actively using the Client Portal for Disbursement System

(ii)The feedback from the participants were generally positive

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs Training program designed for participating DMCs.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) 25 disbursement seminars have been conducted as of 31 December 2019.
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
Responsible ADB Officer Sefesi, Viliami T.
Responsible ADB Department Controller's Department
Responsible ADB Division Loan Administration Division
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 04 Apr 2018
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 22 Jan 2020

TA 9512-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Apr 2018 - 04 Apr 2018 31 Dec 2019 31 Oct 2020 31 May 2021
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 17 Jun 2022 211,937.44

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