|Project Name||Sustaining the Gains of Regional Cooperation in the Greater Mekong Subregion|
Lao People's Democratic Republic
China, People's Republic of
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Education / Technical and vocational education and training
Energy / Electricity transmission and distribution
Health / Disease control of communicable disease
Industry and trade / Industry and trade sector development - Trade and services
Public sector management / Public administration
Transport / Transport policies and institutional development
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||Regional cooperation and integration in the Greater Mekong Subregion sustained.|
|Description of Outcome||Implementation of the GMS Program is more effective.|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
GMS Coordination and Decision Making Mechanisms Strengthened.
Project identification, resource mobilization, and results monitoring mechanism improved.
Knowledge-based strategic planning enhanced.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Cambodia - Nation-wide; China - Nation-wide; Lao People's Democratic Republic - Nation-wide; Myanmar - Nation-wide; Thailand - Nation-wide; Viet Nam - Nation-wide|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
A total 223 total individual consulting inputs will be allocated as follows:
(i) 24 person-months to eight international consultants,
(ii) 196 person-months to 21 national consultants and
(iii) three person months to seven resource persons. The international contracts (including out-of-pocket expenses) are estimated to cost $442,000 while the national contracts are estimated at $644,000. The total package for the resource persons/facilitators (under the workshop budget) is estimated at $58,000. Individual consultants will be recruited using Individual Consultant Selection.
|Procurement||In organizing meetings and workshops, ADB will procure goods and services such as rental of equipment and meeting rooms using the Shopping Method.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Nguyen, Cuong Minh|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SERD|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||11 Sep 2017|
|Approval||30 Oct 2017|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||31 Oct 2017|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|30 Oct 2017||-||30 Oct 2017||31 Dec 2019||-||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|2,000,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||2,000,000.00||30 Oct 2017||163,703.53|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Sustaining the Gains of Regional Cooperation in the Greater Mekong Subregion: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Oct 2017|
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