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Regional: Supporting the Implementation of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation Initiatives

Sovereign (Public) Project | 53117-001 Status: Active

The TA aims to address the needs of the member states and the secretariat of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) to advance regional cooperation and integration (RCI) among member states in select thematic areas

Project Details

Project Officer
Li, Dongxiang South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Supporting the Implementation of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation Initiatives
Project Number 53117-001
Country Regional
Bangladesh
Bhutan
India
Myanmar
Nepal
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9786-REG: Supporting the Implementation of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation Initiatives
United Kingdom Fund for Asia Regional Trade and Connectivity under the Regional Cooperation and Integration Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade / Industry and trade sector development

Public sector management / Public administration

Transport / Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The TA aims to address the needs of the member states and the secretariat of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) to advance regional cooperation and integration (RCI) among member states in select thematic areas
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Despite the efforts and achievements made by the member states and secretariat of BIMSTEC, ADB, and other development partners, considerable challenges persist, and, as a consequence, opportunities in trade facilitation, tourism promotion, capacity development, and transport connectivity in the BIMSTEC region remain untapped. More work needs to be done to further RCI initiatives in the region.
Impact Regional cooperation and integration among member states of BIMSTEC strengthened
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Policies for improving regional cooperation and integration in transport financing, trade, and tourism promotion enhanced
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Analytical studies on select thematic areas produced

Capacity development interventions for BIMSTEC secretariat and the member states implemented

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Bangladesh - Nation-wide; Bhutan - Nation-wide; India - Nation-wide; Myanmar - Nation-wide; Nepal - Nation-wide; Sri Lanka - Nation-wide; Thailand - 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 ADB will engage a number of individual consultants for the implementation of TA activities. ADB will engage the consultants following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions.
Procurement Not applicable
Responsible ADB Officer Li, Dongxiang
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Dongxiang Li, Lead Regional Cooperation Specialist
[email protected]
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 30 May 2019
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 12 Aug 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 13 Aug 2019

TA 9786-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Aug 2019 - 12 Aug 2019 30 Jun 2021 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 12 Aug 2019 171,939.18

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Regional Cooperation Specialist-Myanmar Individual - Consulting Closed 03 Jun 2020 16 Jun 2020
Regional Cooperation Specialist-Thailand Individual - Consulting Closed 03 Jun 2020 16 Jun 2020
Regional Cooperation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 07 Jan 2020 13 Jan 2020
Tourism Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Oct 2019 31 Oct 2019
Transport Finance Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Oct 2019 31 Oct 2019
Public-Private Partnership Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Oct 2019 31 Oct 2019
Transport Institutional Development Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Oct 2019 31 Oct 2019
Trade Facilitation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 24 Oct 2019 30 Oct 2019
Research Analyst Individual - Consulting Closed 28 Aug 2019 03 Sep 2019

Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

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