52004-002: Supporting Ambitious Climate Action through Implementation of Developing Member Countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (Subproject 1) | Asian Development Bank

Regional: Supporting Ambitious Climate Action through Implementation of Developing Member Countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (Subproject 1)

Sovereign (Public) Project | 52004-002 Status: Active

The TA subproject 1 will have the following outcome: capacities of selected DMCs to implement NDCs enhanced. The TA subproject will directly support output 1 of the overall TA cluster, supporting the implementation of NDCs for selected DMCs.

The TA subproject will deliver on the following outputs: (i) DMC knowledge and skills on climate investment planning in line with nationally determined contributions strengthened; and (ii) priority climate projects in line with nationally determined contributions identified.

 
Project Name Supporting Ambitious Climate Action through Implementation of Developing Member Countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (Subproject 1)
Project Number 52004-002
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9716-REG: Supporting Ambitious Climate Action through Implementation of Developing Member Countries' Nationally Determined Contributions (Subproject 1)
Climate Change Fund US$ 3.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development - Water-based natural resources management

Energy / Energy sector development and institutional reform

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
Description

The TA subproject 1 will have the following outcome: capacities of selected DMCs to implement NDCs enhanced. The TA subproject will directly support output 1 of the overall TA cluster, supporting the implementation of NDCs for selected DMCs.

The TA subproject will deliver on the following outputs: (i) DMC knowledge and skills on climate investment planning in line with nationally determined contributions strengthened; and (ii) priority climate projects in line with nationally determined contributions identified.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) cluster on Supporting the Implementation of ADB's Climate Change Operational Framework 2017 2030 (CCOF2030) was approved by the President on 7 December 2018. The TA cluster will help boost the capacity of developing member countries (DMCs) for meeting their climate objectives by (i) assisting in refining and translating nationally determined contributions (NDCs) into climate investment plans, which may be implemented with assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB); (ii) improving DMCs' access to external public and private climate finance, including support for innovative financing mechanisms; and (iii) developing methods and approaches to establish baselines and monitoring tools for indicators to measure and gauge DMC progress on climate actions and ADB's contribution to these actions. The TA cluster is strongly aligned with ADB's institutional strategy, Strategy 2030, which highlights tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience and enhancing environmental sustainability as one of ADB's operational priorities, i.e., operational priority 3.

Through the implementation of the overall TA cluster, ADB will establish a dedicated NDC support platform (_NDC Advance_) through which it will provide technical assistance to DMCs to help convert NDCs into bankable climate investment plans, implement innovative financing mechanisms to mobilize finance for priority areas and projects under their NDCs, and monitor how they are meeting the objectives under their NDCs.

Impact Low carbon development and climate resilience in Asia and the Pacific enhanced (Climate Change Operational Framework 2017-2030).
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Capacities of selected DMCs to implement NDCs enhanced
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

DMC knowledge and skills on climate investment planning in line with NDCs strengthened

Priority climate projects in line with NDCs identified

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Regional
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 The TA subproject will engage 60 person-months of international inputs (i.e., climate finance specialists) in the field of public policy, climate finance, economics; and 126 person-months of national inputs (senior project coordination specialists, workshop coordinators, climate change specialists) in the field of climate change/environmental/ policy, economics, and engineering). ADB will engage consultants using individual consultant selection method; and following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions. Selected reports will be published as knowledge products in English and the local language, as needed, with limited print copies prepared and disseminated to training and/or workshop participants from DMCs and development partners, including through the NDC Partnership.
Responsible ADB Officer Rattinger, Michael
Responsible ADB Department Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Responsible ADB Division SDCD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 01 Mar 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 20 Mar 2019

TA 9716-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
01 Mar 2019 - 01 Mar 2019 30 Nov 2023 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
3,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,000,000.00 01 Mar 2019 0.00

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