51358-001: Capacity Building Program for Journalists in Developing Member Countries, 2018-2019 | Asian Development Bank

Regional: Capacity Building Program for Journalists in Developing Member Countries, 2018-2019

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51358-001 Status: Active

Project Details

Project Officer
Kodama, Harumi DOC Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Sector
  • Public sector management
 
Project Name Capacity Building Program for Journalists in Developing Member Countries, 2018-2019
Project Number 51358-001
Country Regional
Afghanistan
Armenia
Bangladesh
Cambodia
Fiji
India
Indonesia
Malaysia
Mongolia
Myanmar
Nepal
Pakistan
China, People's Republic of
Sri Lanka
Tajikistan
Thailand
Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9489-REG: Capacity Building Program for Journalists in Developing Member Countries, 2018-2019
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Policy debate pertaining to the Sustainable Development Goals and other development and economic issues in the Asia and Pacific region promoted through improved media reporting.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

DMC journalists' understanding and reporting of SDGs and other development and economic issues in Asia and the Pacific region improved

Knowledge sharing on development issues by ADB-supported DMC journalists promoted through news articles, which may encourage policy debate among DMC stakeholders and opinion leaders

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

News articles on development issues published by participating DMC journalists in major media outlets in the Asia and Pacific region

Better collaboration with key regional and national media

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Afghanistan - Nation-wide; Armenia - Nation-wide; Bangladesh - Nation-wide; Cambodia - Nation-wide; China - Nation-wide; Fiji - Nation-wide; India - Nation-wide; Indonesia - Nation-wide; Malaysia - Nation-wide; Mongolia - Nation-wide; Myanmar - Nation-wide; Nepal - Nation-wide; Pakistan - Nation-wide; Sri Lanka - Nation-wide; Tajikistan - 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 None
Procurement None
Responsible ADB Officer Kodama, Harumi
Responsible ADB Department DOC
Responsible ADB Division DOC
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 09 Nov 2017
Fact Finding 09 Nov 2017 to 15 Dec 2017
MRM -
Approval 20 Dec 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 08 Jan 2018

TA 9489-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Dec 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 31 Dec 2019 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 20 Dec 2017 57,717.72

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