Timor-Leste: Fiscal Policy for Improved Service Delivery

Sovereign Project | 49176-001

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Iyengar, Kavita Srinivas
    Southeast Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country
    Timor-Leste
  • Modality
    • Technical Assistance
  • Sector
    • Public sector management
Project Name Fiscal Policy for Improved Service Delivery
Project Number 49176-001
Country Timor-Leste
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9122-TIM: Fiscal Policy for Improved Service Delivery
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Fiscal sustainability and service delivery in Timor-Leste improved.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Government capacity to design and implement fiscal reforms improved.
Progress Toward Outcome Capacity building workshops for economic analysis and on analysis of the welfare implications of fiscal policy conducted.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Policy and legal reforms prepared.

Capacity of the MOF strengthened.

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

1.1 Diagnostic assessment of current legal and operational characteristics of SOEs and APAs completed; policy recommendations for SOE and APA governance and determination and collection of fees and charges drafted; initial piloting of mechanisms for monitoring and performance reporting on commodity coding system and custom tariff conducted.

2.1 Reports on analytical framework for the welfare analysis of fiscal reforms put in place and being used to analyze proposed reforms. Report on a formal program to increase MOF staff capacity for quantitative and qualitative policy analysis completed. Qualitative and quantitative training and seminars held for MOF staff. Options analysis on subnational fiscal policy was completed with inputs from MOF staff. Targeted policy analyses to inform specific fiscal reforms is ongoing.

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholder confirmed that fiscal reforms are priority and there is a need to balance the objective of improved fiscal sustainability through revenue and expenditure reforms with Government''s poverty reduction and service delivery goals.
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Iyengar, Kavita Srinivas
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Timor-Leste Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
10th Floor, Ministry of Finance Tower,
Aitarak-Laran, Dili, Timor-Leste
Timetable
Concept Clearance 14 Jan 2016
Fact Finding 19 Feb 2016 to 04 Mar 2016
MRM -
Approval 17 Jun 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 14 Jul 2021

TA 9122-TIM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Jun 2016 05 Jul 2016 05 Jul 2016 31 Dec 2018 31 Dec 2022 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
750,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 750,000.00 18 Nov 2021 347,902.74

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Economics Consultant Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Oct 2021 29 Oct 2021
Economics Consultant Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Jun 2021 21 Jun 2021
Economics Consultant Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Jun 2021 20 Jun 2021
Economics Consultant Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Jun 2021 20 Jun 2021
Fiscal Policy for Improved Service Delivery Individual - Consulting Closed 06 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019
Fiscal Policy for Improved Service Delivery Individual - Consulting Closed 28 Mar 2019 03 Apr 2019
Fiscal Policy for Improved Service Delivery Individual - Consulting Closed 11 Jul 2018 17 Jul 2018
Fiscal Policy for Improved Service Delivery Individual - Consulting Closed 11 Jul 2018 17 Jul 2018
Fiscal Policy for Improved Service Delivery Individual - Consulting Closed 11 Jul 2018 17 Jul 2018

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