50394-001: Skills for Competitiveness Project | Asian Development Bank

Cambodia: Skills for Competitiveness Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 50394-001 Status: Active

Project Details

Project Officer
Yamakawa, Yumiko Southeast Asia Department Request for information
  • Cambodia
  • Education
Project Name Skills for Competitiveness Project
Project Number 50394-001
Country Cambodia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9423-CAM: Skills for Competitiveness Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.20 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education / Technical and vocational education and training

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The main stakeholders are the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training, other line ministries to be determined, technical training institutes (i.e. TVET institutions including polytechnics and technical universities), industry, skills councils, workers, special economic zones and industrial parks, among others to be determined. Participation in project design will be through consultation, focus group discussions, collaboration, and other means.
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

ADB will engage a consulting firm and individual consultants in accordance with ADB Procurement Policy (2017) and the associated Project Administration Instructions and Technical Assistance Staff Instructions. The TA will finance (i) two individual consultants (one international, one national, 2.5 months each) to undertake preliminary analytical work; (ii) a team of consultants to prepare the project engaged through a firm recruited using output terms of reference (TOR) and quality and cost-based selection at a ratio of 90:10; and (iii) three individual consultants to support the skills development fund pilot (12 person months international, 22 person-months each for two national consultants). The individual consultants will be recruited through individual consultant selection.

Under the output TOR for the firm, the total number of experts, person-months, and mix of national and international consultants will be determined by the successful bidder, but will include, at minimum, 3 key experts: an international team leader and a national deputy team leader and an international procurement specialist. Other international and national non-key experts required for the assignment, and their level of effort in person-months, will be defined by the consultant. The overall team will demonstrate expertise TVET planning and management, industrial human resource development, work-based-learning programs, skills development funds, gender social analysis, private sector engagement, civil engineering and TVET facilities planning, economic and financial analysis, safeguards (environment, resettlement, and indigenous people), and undertaking due diligence for ADB project preparation

Procurement The TRTA will identify civil works and equipment needs for the selected TTIs. To improve project readiness, the TRTA may develop master bidding documents for procurement packages. Advance contracting will be applied to individual consultants to support loan project start-up and safeguards, and a firm for loan project implementation.
Responsible ADB Officer Yamakawa, Yumiko
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training
#3 Russian Federation Blvd
Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 22 May 2017 to 22 May 2017
Approval 18 Nov 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Mar 2018

TA 9423-CAM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
18 Nov 2017 10 Jan 2018 10 Jan 2018 30 Nov 2019 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,200,000.00 18 Nov 2017 194,187.86

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