50178-001: Legal Readiness for Climate Finance and Climate Investments | Asian Development Bank

Regional: Legal Readiness for Climate Finance and Climate Investments

Sovereign (Public) Project | 50178-001 Status: Active

The S-CDTA seeks to strengthen the legal and regulatory capacities of DMCs to meet their mitigation commitments and adaptation needs under the Paris Agreement. The diagnostic studies will identify various legal and regulatory barriers to accessing international climate finance and to implementing NDCs, which is an essential step to ensuring that DMCs have adequate financing means to achieve their climate targets.

Project Details

Project Officer
Morita, Takako Office of the General Counsel Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Finance
 
Project Name Legal Readiness for Climate Finance and Climate Investments
Project Number 50178-001
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9159-REG: Legal Readiness for Climate Finance and Climate Investments
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
TA 9159-REG: Legal Readiness for Climate Finance and Climate Investments (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
TA 9159-REG: Legal Readiness for Climate Finance and Climate Investments (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Finance / Infrastructure finance and investment funds

Public sector management / Law and judiciary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The S-CDTA seeks to strengthen the legal and regulatory capacities of DMCs to meet their mitigation commitments and adaptation needs under the Paris Agreement. The diagnostic studies will identify various legal and regulatory barriers to accessing international climate finance and to implementing NDCs, which is an essential step to ensuring that DMCs have adequate financing means to achieve their climate targets.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The legal and regulatory capacity of selected DMCs to facilitate finance flow towards low carbon and climate resilient development to achieve their Nationally Determined Contributions strengthened.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Recommendations on improvements to be legal and regulatory framework in selected DMCs to facilitate climate finance to address climate challenges developed
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Legal and regulatory barriers to accessing international climate finance identified and reform recommendations prepared

2. Legal and regulatory barriers to implementing NDCs identified and reform recommendations prepared

3. Consultation and dissemination workshops conducted in selected DMCs

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

- Climate Change Law and Policy Specialist and Project Manager (international - 3 person-months, intermittent)

- Climate Change Law and/or Policy Specialist (international, 3 person-months, intermittent)

- National Climate Change Legal Experts (national - 3 person-months)

- Project Coordinator (national, 1 person-month, intermittent)

Procurement N/A
Responsible ADB Officer Morita, Takako
Responsible ADB Department Office of the General Counsel
Responsible ADB Division Office of the General Counsel
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 27 Jun 2016 to 14 Jul 2016
MRM -
Approval 16 Aug 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 06 Sep 2016

TA 9159-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Aug 2016 - 16 Aug 2016 30 Jun 2018 30 Jun 2020 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
875,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 875,000.00 16 Aug 2016 99,064.32

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Climate Change Project Officer Individual - Consulting Closed 05 Jan 2019 11 Jan 2019
Climate Change Assistant Project Manager (National - LAO PDR) Individual - Consulting Closed 16 Nov 2018 22 Nov 2018
National Disaster Risk Management Specialist (Legal) Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Jun 2018 11 Jul 2018
Disaster Risk Management Law and Finance Advisor (International) Individual - Consulting Closed 03 May 2018 09 May 2018

Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

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