The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support selected developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Bangladesh, Indonesia, and the Philippines to strengthen its capacity to design and implement investment projects that strengthen resilience of the urban poor, thereby advancing inclusive urban development. The resilience-building measures will include a combination of interventions targeted at household, community, and local government level. The support to DMCs will include (i) country studies to identify investment opportunities for strengthening resilience of the urban poor; (ii) improve skills for using climate change and disaster risk information for developing resilience-building investments targeted at the urban poor; and (iii) supporting project preparatory report with an explicit focus on strengthening resilience of urban poor.
|Project Name||Advancing Inclusive and Resilient Urban Development Targeted at the Urban Poor|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Public sector management / Social protection initiatives
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban slum development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support selected developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Bangladesh, Indonesia, and the Philippines to strengthen its capacity to design and implement investment projects that strengthen resilience of the urban poor, thereby advancing inclusive urban development. The resilience-building measures will include a combination of interventions targeted at household, community, and local government level. The support to DMCs will include (i) country studies to identify investment opportunities for strengthening resilience of the urban poor; (ii) improve skills for using climate change and disaster risk information for developing resilience-building investments targeted at the urban poor; and (iii) supporting project preparatory report with an explicit focus on strengthening resilience of urban poor.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||Resilience of cities enhanced (Sustainable Development Goal 11)|
|Description of Outcome||Developing member country (DMC) capacity for resilience-building investments targeted at the urban poor improved|
|Progress Toward Outcome||Activities under Output 1 are ongoing.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Country studies to identify opportunities for strengthening the resilience of the urban poor completed
Skills for using climate change and disaster risk information for designing pro-poor resilience-building investments improved
Preparatory work for investment projects with an explicit focus on strengthening the resilience of urban poor supported
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
The governments of Bangladesh, Indonesia and Philippines have issued no-objection to their participation in TA implementation.
Under Output 1, a regional inception workshop was held in Manila on 22-23 October 2018, which introduced the TA to participating DMCs and relevant project stakeholders, discussed the objectives and proposed methodology for implementing Output 1, and came up with a tentative work plan for implementing Output 1.
The preparation of country studies is ongoing. In Indonesia, a national consultation workshop was held on 1 March 2019 in cooperation with BAPPENAS to present the initial results and gather inputs for the study. The same workshop will be held for the Philippines country study on 29 March 2019.
The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) organized the Multi-Agency Technical Assistance and Team Advisory Group (MATATAG) on 21 February to coordinate, monitor, and provide strategic direction on the implementation of the TA in the Philippines. The NEDA and the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council, co-chairs of MATATAG, signed a memorandum of agreement with other MATATAG member agencies during the NEDA Board Social Development Committee - Cabinet Level Meeting on 28 February 2019.
|Geographical Location||Bangladesh - Nation-wide; Indonesia - Nation-wide; Philippines - Nation-wide|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA will require international and national consulting services. For output 1, it is proposed to engage a highly specialized firm with expertise in urban poverty reduction, social protection, and climate and disaster resilience through consultant's qualifications selection and utilize advanced contracting procedures. For output 2, individual resilience experts will be engaged to support the DMCs as per the need. For output 3, two international consulting firms will be engaged. One national consultant will be engaged on an individual basis to coordinate the TA outputs. All consultants shall be engaged following the ADB's Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and the associated Project Administration Instructions/TA Staff Instructions.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Sinha Roy, Arghya|
|Responsible ADB Department||Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||SDCD|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||05 Dec 2017|
|Approval||06 Apr 2018|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||18 Mar 2019|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|06 Apr 2018||-||06 Apr 2018||31 Dec 2021||-||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|0.00||5,000,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||5,000,000.00||06 Apr 2018||213,142.48|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Advancing Inclusive and Resilient Urban Development Targeted at the Urban Poor: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Apr 2018|
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|Contract Title||Approval Number||Contract Date||Contractor||Contractor Address||Executing Agency||Contract Description||Total Contract Amount (US$)||Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)|
|Capacity Development||Technical Assistance 9513||17 Oct 2018||INTL. INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENT & DEVT(UNITED KINGDOM)||3 ENSLEIGH STREET LONDON WC1H 0DD/ 80-86 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8NH, United Kingdom||Asian Development Bank||Consulting Services||968,626.00||—|
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