Regional : Helping Transform Asia and the Pacific: Support for ADB's New Corporate Strategy

Sovereign Project | 49248-001

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Tominaga, Jiro
    Strategy, Policy, and Partnerships Department
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  • Country/Economy
  • Modality
  • Sector
    • Multisector
Project Name
Helping Transform Asia and the Pacific: Support for ADB's New Corporate Strategy
Project Number
Country / Economy
  • Regional
Project Status
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8974-REG: Helping Transform Asia and the Pacific: Support for ADB's New Corporate Strategy
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas
  • Environmentally sustainable growth
  • Inclusive economic growth
  • Regional integration
Drivers of Change
  • Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
  • Governance and capacity development
  • Knowledge solutions
  • Partnerships
  • Private sector development
Sector / Subsector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural drainage - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development - Agricultural production - Agriculture research and application - Agro-industry, marketing, and trade - Fishery - Forestry - Irrigation - Land-based natural resources management - Livestock - Rural flood protection - Rural market infrastructure - Rural sanitation - Rural solid waste management - Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development - Rural water supply services - Water-based natural resources management

  • Education / Education sector development - Education sector development - social protection initiatives - Non-formal education - Non-formal education - social protection initiatives - Pre-primary and primary - Pre-primary and primary - social protection initiatives - Secondary - Secondary - social protection initiatives - Technical and vocational education and training - Tertiary

  • Energy / Conventional energy generation - Electricity transmission and distribution - Energy efficiency and conservation - Energy sector development and institutional reform - Energy utility services - Large hydropower generation - Oil and gas transmission and distribution - Renewable energy generation - biomass and waste - Renewable energy generation - geothermal - Renewable energy generation - small hydro - Renewable energy generation - solar - Renewable energy generation - wind

  • Finance / Banking systems and nonbank financial institutions - Central banking systems - Finance sector development - Housing finance - Inclusive finance - Infrastructure finance and investment funds - Insurance and contractual savings - Money and capital markets - Small and medium enterprise finance and leasing - Trade finance

  • Health / Disease control of communicable disease - Disease control of non-communicable diseases and other priority programs - Health care finance - Health insurance and subsidized health programs - Health sector development and reform - Health system development - Mother and child health care - Nutrition

  • Industry and trade / Industry and trade sector development - Large and medium industries - Small and medium enterprise development - Trade and services

  • Information and communication technology / ICT industries and ICT-enabled services - ICT infrastructure - ICT strategy and policy, and capacity development

  • Multisector / ADB's corporate management, policy and strategy development

  • Public sector management / Decentralization - Economic affairs management - Law and judiciary - Public administration - Public expenditure and fiscal management - Reforms of state owned enterprises - Social protection initiatives

  • Transport / Air transport - Multimodal logistics - Rail transport (non-urban) - Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development - Urban public transport - Urban roads and traffic management - Water transport (non-urban)

  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Other urban services - Renovation and protection of cultural heritage - Urban flood protection - Urban hazardous waste management - Urban housing - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sanitation - Urban sewerage - Urban slum development - Urban solid waste management - Urban water supply

Effective gender mainstreaming
The TA will support the preparation of ADB''s new long-term strategy
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Despite sustained growth and impressive gains in the fight against poverty over the last two and a half decades, the Asia and Pacific region continues to face many significant challenges in its goal of achieving inclusive and sustained growth and improvement in the quality of life of citizens.

To assist Asia and Pacific progress on its unfinished development agenda over the longer term and to reflect ongoing developments, ADB is starting to prepare a new corporate strategy to guide its future operations. This strategy will position ADB to more effectively assist the region''s economic and social transformation that is necessary for it to overcome ongoing and emerging development challenges and to drive it to the next stage of its development.


The impact of the TA is enhanced relevance and responsiveness of ADB in addressing the challenges of a transforming Asia and Pacific (project defined).

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

A well-grounded and credible new corporate strategy that enjoys strong stakeholder ownership delivered

Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

Structured and in-depth consultations on the new strategy with external stakeholders

Selected background papers and assessments for the new strategy

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
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
The TA will support external consultations on the new strategy with key stakeholders in (DMCs government officials, private sector representatives, and development partners) and ensure that international and regional perspectives are considered for ADB''s future long-term strategy.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services
Individual consultants and facilitators for the TA will be selected and engaged in accordance with the ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.


Responsible ADB Officer
Tominaga, Jiro
Responsible ADB Department
Strategy, Policy, and Partnerships Department
Responsible ADB Division
Strategy, Policy, and Business Process Division (SPBP)
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank


Concept Clearance
13 Jul 2015
Fact Finding
02 Oct 2015
Last Review Mission
Last PDS Update
29 Jul 2015


TA 8974-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Oct 2015 - 02 Oct 2015 31 Mar 2017 30 Jun 2019 02 Sep 2019
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 700,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
17 Jun 2022 645,203.66

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Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Strategy and Policy Consultant Individual - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

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