Regional : Strengthening Public Financial Management in Selected Countries of Southeast Asia

Sovereign Project | 50407-001

Project Name Strengthening Public Financial Management in Selected Countries of Southeast Asia
Project Number 50407-001
Country / Economy Regional
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6909-REG: Strengthening Public Financial Management in Selected Countries of Southeast Asia
Japan Fund for Prosperous and Resilient Asia and the Pacific US$ 2.00 million
Operational Priorities OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
OP7: Fostering regional cooperation and integration
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Public administration - Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Some gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The promotion of the principles of good governance, transparency, and responsive regulatory regimes through active engagement with the private sector, community-based organizations, and other stakeholders of ASEAN (AEC Blueprint)

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Capacity for PFM within participating government institutions improved

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

PFM in BARMM strengthened

Public sector accounting and auditing improved

Quality of outsourcing financial audit improved

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Lao People's Democratic Republic - Nation-wide; Philippines - Nation-wide; Thailand - Nation-wide; Timor-Leste - Nation-wide; Viet Nam - Nation-wide
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 ADB, as the executing agency, will engage the consultants and carry out procurement following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions.
Procurement None
Responsible ADB Officer Morton, Sion L.
Responsible ADB Department Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division Public Sector Management and Governance Sector Office (SG-PSMG)
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Concept Clearance 26 Oct 2020
Fact Finding 01 Sep 2020 to 30 Sep 2021
Approval 10 Mar 2022
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 16 Mar 2022

TA 6909-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Mar 2022 - 10 Mar 2022 31 May 2024 31 May 2025 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,000,000.00 09 Sep 2023 215,722.37

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Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
National Public Financial Management Expert (Transportation and Communications Sector and Non-Tax Revenue Legal Expert) Individual - Consulting Closed
National Public Financial Management Expert (Investment and Tax Incentives Policy) Individual - Consulting Closed
National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Expert Individual - Consulting Closed
National Audit Expert for Viet Nam Individual - Consulting Closed
National Audit Expert for Timor-Leste Individual - Consulting Closed
International Virtual Learning Developer/Producer Individual - Consulting Closed
National Audit Expert for Lao PDR Individual - Consulting Closed
International Audit Expert Individual - Consulting Closed
International Behavioral Insights Consulting Firm Firm - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Capacity Development Technical Assistance Technical Assistance 6909 05 Sep 2022 Behavioural Insights Pte. Ltd. (SINGAPORE) | 9 Raffles Place, #04-00, Republic Plaza 1, Singapore 048619 Asian Development Bank 699,261.00

Procurement Plan

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