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 48291-001
Country / Economy Myanmar
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8705-MYA: Support for Sanitary and Phytosanitary Arrangements Development
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 No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact 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
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 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 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 158,774.63

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