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Regional: Promoting Action on Plastic Pollution from Source to Sea in Asia and the Pacific - Enhancing Knowledge and Creating Enabling Environments for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution (Subproject 1)

Sovereign (Public) Project | 53068-002 Status: Active

The knowledge and support technical assistance (KSTA) cluster will help developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) deliver their commitments to reduce marine plastic pollution from _source to sea._ This is subproject 1 defined under the TA cluster Enhancing Knowledge and Creating Enabling Environments for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution. It focuses on Southeast Asia, with participating countries including Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam.

Project Details

Project Officer
Robertson, Deborah Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Sector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
 
Project Name Promoting Action on Plastic Pollution from Source to Sea in Asia and the Pacific - Enhancing Knowledge and Creating Enabling Environments for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution (Subproject 1)
Project Number 53068-002
Country Regional
Indonesia
Myanmar
China, People's Republic of
Thailand
Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9911-REG: Promoting Action on Plastic Pollution from Source to Sea in Asia and the Pacific - Enhancing Knowledge and Creating Enabling Environments for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution (Subproject 1)
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund US$ 700,000.00
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban solid waste management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The knowledge and support technical assistance (KSTA) cluster will help developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) deliver their commitments to reduce marine plastic pollution from _source to sea._ This is subproject 1 defined under the TA cluster Enhancing Knowledge and Creating Enabling Environments for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution. It focuses on Southeast Asia, with participating countries including Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Marine plastic pollution reduced; Health of rivers, coasts and marine ecosystems restored.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome DMC action to address marine plastic pollution enhanced.
Progress Toward Outcome The TA is currently confirming the focus areas and detailed scope of activities, processes and timeframes of implementation with the participating developing member countries (DMCs).
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Action plans and policies to address marine plastic pollution supported

Plastic pollution reduction investments supported.

Knowledge, regional cooperation and financing for marine plastic pollution solutions improved

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) On Output 1: Action plans and policies to address marine plastic pollution supported1a) Preparatory research and consultations are ongoing to identify specific areas for policy support, and the locations for city/provincial-level action plans.On Output 2: Plastic pollution reduction investments supported2a) Four investment projects have been supported with specialist inputs on solid waste management and/or circular plastics economy, or have support in progress, including: 53079-001 Guangxi-Guilin Comprehensive Ecological Rehabilitation; 51116-002 PRC: Yangtze River Green Ecological Corridor Comprehensive Agriculture Development Project; 51036-002 Pakistan: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project; and one private sector operations department investment. Output 3: Knowledge, regional cooperation and financing for marine plastic pollution solutions improved3a) Planning underway, including for 1st Healthy Oceans Technology and Innovation Forum to be held on Q1 20213b) Training on circular economy, sustainable consumption and production, and green business to be held with DMCs by Q4 20203c) Oceans Knowledge Management Action Plan under development to measure and evaluate improved knowledge among DMCs and to be finalized by end of Q3 20203d) Additional financing for TA program in progress for approval Q4 2020 3e) Oceans Partnership Facility under development and will be finalized by Q4 2020
Geographical Location China - Nation-wide, China; Indonesia - Nation-wide, Indonesia, Indonesia; Myanmar - Nation-wide, Myanmar; Thailand - Nation-wide, Thailand; Viet Nam - Nation-wide, Vietnam
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Focal government agencies of each country: Indonesia Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment; Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources; Viet Nam - Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment; Thailand - Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment; Myanmar - Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation
During Project Implementation Continuous communication with the above agencies; multilateral development banks (e.g. European Investment Bank, World Bank); international and local non-profit organizations (e.g. World Wide Fund for Nature, Ocean Conservancy), bilateral donor partners (including Governments of Japan, Korea, Norway, the United States); multilateral development agencies and UN technical agencies (including United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Development Programme, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development); and multi-stakeholder associations/platforms (e.g., GPAP, SIWI, AEPW and national waste or plastics associations in each country).
Responsible ADB Officer Robertson, Deborah
Responsible ADB Department Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Responsible ADB Division SDTC-ENV
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 10 Oct 2019 to 10 Oct 2019
MRM -
Approval 18 Dec 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Jul 2020

TA 9911-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
18 Dec 2019 - 18 Dec 2019 30 Nov 2022 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,700,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,700,000.00 18 Dec 2019 234,962.90

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Environmental and Social Safeguards Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 05 Feb 2021 11 Feb 2021
Circular Plastics Economy Specialist/Team Leader Individual - Consulting Closed 05 Feb 2021 11 Feb 2021
Policy Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 23 Dec 2020 29 Dec 2020
Community Engagement Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 04 Dec 2020 10 Dec 2020
Integrated Solid Waste Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 27 Jun 2020 03 Jul 2020
Development Communications Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 17 Jun 2020 23 Jun 2020
Regional Coordination and Events Manager (National Consultant) Individual - Consulting Closed 07 Feb 2020 13 Feb 2020
Communications Consultant (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 07 Feb 2020 13 Feb 2020
TA Administrator Individual - Consulting Closed 11 Jan 2020 17 Jan 2020
Blue Finance Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 11 Jan 2020 17 Jan 2020
Knowledge Management, Communications and Events Coordinator (National) Individual - Consulting Closed 11 Jan 2020 17 Jan 2020
Integrated Solid Waste Management Lead Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 11 Jan 2020 17 Jan 2020
Knowledge Management, Communications and Events Specialist (International) Individual - Consulting Closed 11 Jan 2020 17 Jan 2020
Ocean Health Partnerships Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 11 Jan 2020 17 Jan 2020

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