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Regional: Strengthening Project Preparation Capacity in Asia and the Pacific - Support for Ongoing Monitoring and Project Restructuring (Subproject 2)

Sovereign (Public) Project | 49407-003 Status: Active

Subproject 2 will provide support to DMC agencies in monitoring project performance against the key performance indicators set out in the project agreements to ensure that services are delivered in accordance with the output specification. This will also include support to the DMC during project restructuring, provided that it was not caused by the public sector default or political risk event, except in the case of political force majeure. Subproject 2 resources will be made available to DMC agencies to bolster their capacity to manage PPP contracts. Experts will be deployed to assist DMC agencies to deal with performance management concerns and efficient contract renegotiation, if warranted.

 
Project Name Strengthening Project Preparation Capacity in Asia and the Pacific - Support for Ongoing Monitoring and Project Restructuring (Subproject 2)
Project Number 49407-003
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9290-REG: Strengthening Project Preparation Capacity in Asia and the Pacific - Support for Ongoing Monitoring and Project Restructuring (Subproject 2)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 2.86 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description Subproject 2 will provide support to DMC agencies in monitoring project performance against the key performance indicators set out in the project agreements to ensure that services are delivered in accordance with the output specification. This will also include support to the DMC during project restructuring, provided that it was not caused by the public sector default or political risk event, except in the case of political force majeure. Subproject 2 resources will be made available to DMC agencies to bolster their capacity to manage PPP contracts. Experts will be deployed to assist DMC agencies to deal with performance management concerns and efficient contract renegotiation, if warranted.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Asia's infrastructure demand is huge. While the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Asian Bank Development Institute (ADBI) study predicts that Asia will need to spend about $8 trillion from 2010 to 2020 just to maintain current economic growth, a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers estimated that Asia and the Pacific will need to spend $5.36 trillion annually on infrastructure by 2025 representing nearly 60% of the world's total. Infrastructure projects funded by national governments and development assistance, even when effectively delivered and implemented, will not suffice to address this growing infrastructure demand gap. Governments have a key role to play in promoting an enabling environment for private investment. The region's vast savings are ripe to be efficiently channeled to funding long-term investment needs, thus helping the region to realize its full growth potential and lifting millions out of poverty.

Public private partnerships (PPPs) are an important way forward since they can offer an additional procurement approach by tapping the private sector's financial resources and skills in delivering infrastructure effectively and efficiently on a whole life cycle cost basis.

Developing member countries (DMCs) are faced with the pressing challenge of lack of effective PPP project preparation. There is a shortage of well-prepared, bankable PPP projects where investors are sufficiently reassured by the commercial and technical feasibility, the risk allocation, the public sector's contractual commitment and capacity as well as the institutional and legal framework.

Impact Increased private sector investment in infrastructure projects
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Capacity of DMCs to manage, administer, and monitor PPP contracts increased
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Capacity of DMC agencies to monitor project performance is strengthened.

Support to DMC agencies during project restructuring provided

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
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
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Different methods of consultant selection will be applied, depending on the size and nature of contracts. Individual consultants may be engaged independently or through a firm. Consultants will be engaged using the following procurement modalities: (i) quality- and cost-based selection method using a 90:10 ratio for technical and financial proposals; (ii) quality-based selection; (iii) consultant qualification selection; (iv) fixed-budget selection; and (v) single source selection, as appropriate. OPPP will set up an indefinite delivery contract (IDC) facility involving prequalification and retention, without commitment, for an initial two-year period. The facility may be used by ADB and DMC government agencies for engagement of consulting firms to be supported by the Facility.
Procurement All procurement under the subproject will be carried out in accordance with ADB;s Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Aoki, Ichiro
Responsible ADB Department OPPP
Responsible ADB Division OPPP
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 20 Apr 2016 to 03 May 2016
MRM -
Approval 28 Dec 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 11 Jan 2017

TA 9290-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2025 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
2,860,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,860,000.00 28 Dec 2016 640,326.88

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Commercial Advisor (Tajikistan EDN Monitoring) Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Jan 2021 28 Jan 2021
Financial and Audit Advisor (Tajikistan EDN Monitoring) Individual - Consulting Closed 12 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2020
Technical Advisor (Tajikistan EDN Monitoring) Individual - Consulting Closed 12 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2020
TIM: SWM Project Monitoring Firm (Dili Solid Waste Management PPP) Firm - Consulting Closed 17 Nov 2020 23 Nov 2020
PHI: BCDA Project Monitoring (Firm) Firm - Consulting Closed 06 Aug 2020 11 Sep 2020
PHI: BCDA/NGAC Water and Wastewater Regulatory Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 09 Jul 2020 15 Jul 2020
PHI: BCDA/NGAC Water and Wastewater Tariff Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 09 Jul 2020 15 Jul 2020
(BAN) Individual PPP Management and MOnitoring Consultant Individual - Consulting Closed 06 Nov 2019 12 Nov 2019
(BAN) Technical Monitoring Firm Firm - Consulting Closed 06 Nov 2019 04 Dec 2019

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Capacity Development Technical Assistance 9290 08 Feb 2021 NAREE International Limited(HONG KONG, CHINA) in association with Services and Solutions International Limited(BANGLADESH) Room A, 29/F, United Centre, 95 Queenswa Admiralty Hongkong, Hong Kong, China Asian Development Bank 490,000.00
Capacity Development Technical Assistance 9290 21 May 2020 PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS ADVISORY SERVICES PTE. LTD.(SINGAPORE) in association with Jacobs U.K. Limited(UNITED KINGDOM) 7 Straits View, Marina One, East Tower, Singapore 018936 Singapore Asian Development Bank 985,000.00
Capacity Development Technical Assistance 9290 27 Sep 2019 HASKONING NEDERLAND B.V. (NETHERLANDS) POSTBUS 151, 6500 AD NIJMEGEN / Laan 191 3818 EX Amersfoort, THE NETHERLANDS Asian Development Bank Consulting Services 214,483.00

Procurement Plan

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