51178-001: Sustaining the Gains of Regional Cooperation in the Greater Mekong Subregion | Asian Development Bank

Regional: Sustaining the Gains of Regional Cooperation in the Greater Mekong Subregion

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51178-001 Status: Active

Project Details

Project Officer
Nguyen, Cuong Minh Southeast Asia Department Request for information
  • Regional
  • Public sector management
Project Name Sustaining the Gains of Regional Cooperation in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Project Number 51178-001
Country Regional
Lao People's Democratic Republic
China, People's Republic of
Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9416-REG: Sustaining the Gains of Regional Cooperation in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.50 million
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Knowledge solutions
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.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Implementation of the GMS Program is more effective.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
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
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

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
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Concept Clearance 11 Sep 2017
Fact Finding -
Approval 30 Oct 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Oct 2017

TA 9416-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
30 Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 31 Dec 2019 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
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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