Regional: Asian Economic Integration: Building Knowledge for Policy Dialogue, 2018–2021 (Subproject 1)

Sovereign Project | 52206-002

The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) seeks to support ADB's mandate to promote regional cooperation and integration (RCI) by strengthening the quality and impact of ADB's RCI knowledge products, particularly the Asian Economic Integration Report (AEIR), and RCI-related databases

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Kang, Jong Woo
    Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Regional
  • Sector
    • Multisector
Project Name Asian Economic Integration: Building Knowledge for Policy Dialogue, 2018–2021 (Subproject 1)
Project Number 52206-002
Country / Economy Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9657-REG: Asian Economic Integration: Building Knowledge for Policy Dialogue, 2018"2021 (Subproject 1)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.20 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Multisector / ADB's corporate management, policy and strategy development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) seeks to support ADB's mandate to promote regional cooperation and integration (RCI) by strengthening the quality and impact of ADB's RCI knowledge products, particularly the Asian Economic Integration Report (AEIR), and RCI-related databases
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Increased awareness and understanding of RCI-related issues and policy options among ADB DMCs in order to leverage RCI for inclusive and sustainable growth in Asia and the Pacific

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

New RCI knowledge products and data are shared in various regional forums and referenced by policy makers, researchers, practitioners, the media, and the general public

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

RCI-related reports and publications are created and disseminated

Timely and up-to-date RCI indicators and databases are maintained and improved

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 Individual consultants will be recruited as needed for the duration of the TA to provide an estimated 17 person-months of international consulting inputs and 270 person-months of national consulting inputs._The consultants will be engaged in accordance with the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and the associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions. 10.International consultants will be commissioned to prepare background research papers for selected topics in the AEIR and to draft and edit TA publications and ARIC website contents. National consultants will include senior economic analysts to lead the delivery of the TA's core outputs, including assigned chapters of the AEIR, and economic analysts and a statistician to maintain and update the ARIC website and databases and help prepare the TA project's publications and seminars. Other national consultants, including a system and database developer and a website developer, will also be engaged to manage the ARIC website and ADB's RCI databases. Typesetters, graphic designers, and proofreaders will be engaged for the publication of the AEIR and other documents. Resource personsinternationally distinguished experts, which could include ADB staffwill be engaged to present or facilitate discussions at seminars and other events.
Procurement The purchase of equipment (computer hardware and software) and statistical databases will follow the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and the Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time). Where applicable, the TA team will coordinate with ADB's Office of Information Systems and Technology and Office of Administrative Services in the purchase of the equipment._After the TA is completed, the TA team will dispose any procured equipment in compliance with the project administration instructions on administering grant-financed TA projects._Disbursements under this TA will be made in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Kang, Jong Woo
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division ERCI
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 27 Nov 2018
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Nov 2018

TA 9657-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Nov 2018 - 27 Nov 2018 31 Jul 2021 31 Dec 2021 28 Nov 2022
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,200,000.00 29 Nov 2018 1,128,345.72

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Economic Analyst (AEIR 2022 Theme Chapter) Individual - Consulting Closed 27 Apr 2021 03 May 2021
Statistician Individual - Consulting Closed 01 Jul 2020 07 Jul 2020
System and Database Developer Individual - Consulting Closed 01 Jul 2020 07 Jul 2020
Senior Economic Analyst (Movement of People) Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Jun 2020 06 Jul 2020
Senior Economic Analyst (Financial Integration) Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Jun 2020 06 Jul 2020
Economic Analyst (Foreign Direct Investment) Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Jun 2020 06 Jul 2020
Website Developer Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Jun 2020 25 Jun 2020
Multimedia Designer/Desktop Publishing Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Jun 2020 25 Jun 2020
Senior Economic Analyst (Trade Policy and Data Science) Individual - Consulting Closed 06 Jun 2020 12 Jun 2020
Economic Analyst (E-Commerce) Individual - Consulting Closed 05 Jun 2020 11 Jun 2020
Economic Analyst (Trade and Trade Finance Survey) Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020
Economic Analyst (Foreign Direct Investment and Finance) Individual - Consulting Closed 06 Feb 2020 12 Feb 2020
Senior Economic Analyst (Trade and Global Value Chain) Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Jan 2020 24 Jan 2020
Economics Editor Individual - Consulting Closed 04 Jul 2019 10 Jul 2019
Desktop Publishing Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 04 Jul 2019 10 Jul 2019
Senior Economic Analyst (Movement of People) Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Jun 2019 26 Jun 2019
Economic Analyst (Foreign Direct Investment) Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Jun 2019 25 Jun 2019
Senior Economic Analyst (Financial Integration) Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Jun 2019 25 Jun 2019
Multimedia Designer/Desktop Publishing Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Jun 2019 24 Jun 2019
System and Database Developer Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Jun 2019 24 Jun 2019
Website Developer Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Jun 2019 24 Jun 2019
Economic Analyst (Trade Policy) Individual - Consulting Closed 04 Jun 2019 10 Jun 2019
Statistician Individual - Consulting Closed 04 Jun 2019 10 Jun 2019
Economic Analyst (Trade and Global Value Chain) Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Mar 2019 05 Apr 2019
Economic Analyst (Trade and Trade Finance Survey) Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Feb 2019 24 Feb 2019

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found


Procurement Plan

None currently available.