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Timor-Leste: Implementing Reforms for Growth and Competitiveness

Sovereign (Public) Project | 53104-001 Status: Active

Project Details

Project Officer
David Freedman Southeast Asia Department Request for information
  • Timor-Leste
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name Implementing Reforms for Growth and Competitiveness
Project Number 53104-001
Country Timor-Leste
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9932-TIM: Implementing Reforms for Growth and Competitiveness
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Water-based natural resources management

Energy / Energy sector development and institutional reform

Public sector management / Economic affairs management

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description x
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy x
Impact Average non-oil gross domestic product growth increased to 7% per annum; and (ii) private investment increased by 10% per annum
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The quality of public utilities and business regulation improved
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Governance of public utilities and state-owned financial services improved

2. Transaction costs for private businesses reduced

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location 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
Responsible ADB Officer David Freedman
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Timor-Leste Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry for Legislative Reforms and Parliamentary Affairs
Government Palace, Street Jose Maria Marques Dili, Timor-Leste
Concept Clearance 10 Sep 2019
Fact Finding 16 Sep 2019 to 20 Sep 2019
Approval 17 Dec 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Dec 2019

TA 9932-TIM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Dec 2019 27 Dec 2019 27 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2023 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 17 Dec 2019 0.00

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Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Senior Water Resource Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Active 25 Jan 2020 31 Jan 2020

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