Myanmar : Support for Sanitary and Phytosanitary Arrangements Development

Sovereign Project | 48291-001

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Ding, Lingling
    Southeast Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
  • Modality
  • Sector
    • Industry and trade
Project Name
Support for Sanitary and Phytosanitary Arrangements Development
Project Number
Country / Economy
  • Myanmar
Project Status
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8705-MYA: Support for Sanitary and Phytosanitary Arrangements Development
Source Amount
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

No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Enhanced readiness of key SPS agencies in Myanmar to improve SPS management

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

SPS agencies gaining better a understanding of SPS issues

Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

Comprehensive assessment of SPS Capacity completed

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Three international consultants in the fields of SPS, plant health and animal health and one national consultant have been engaged to date. Missions have been fielded in May 2015 to meet with stakeholders, farmers, retailers, policy makers and people from the agribusiness industry.

Geographical Location

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

The TA will need 7 person-months international consultants' input, 6 person-months of national consultant's input, and will be implemented from September 2014 to December 2015. The consultants will be engaged on an individual basis following the ADB guidelines.

* International SPS Policy Specialist/Team Leader (4 person-months)

* Plant Health Specialist (international, 1.5 person-months)

* Animal health specialist (international, 1.5 person-months)

* National Consultant (6 person-month input)


Responsible ADB Officer
Ding, Lingling
Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division
Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank


Concept Clearance
Fact Finding
25 Aug 2014
Last Review Mission
Last PDS Update
24 Sep 2015


TA 8705-MYA

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
25 Aug 2014 - 25 Aug 2014 31 Dec 2015 30 Sep 2016 17 Nov 2016
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
17 Jun 2022 158,774.63

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