Regional: Strengthening Safeguards Implementation in ADB Projects

Sovereign Project | 53125-001

The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will strengthen the implementation of the Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS) (2009) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and support operational priority six of ADB's Strategy 2030 on strengthening governance and institutional capacity (in relation to upholding safeguards)._The TA will develop the capacity of executing agencies and implementing agencies for ADB projects to implement environmental and social safeguards through enhanced guidance; tools; good practice notes; training materials; and safeguard management and reporting systems, including integrated environmental and social assessment to address crosscutting thematic issues.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Oku, Felix
    Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Regional
  • Sector
    • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Project Name Strengthening Safeguards Implementation in ADB Projects
Project Number 53125-001
Country / Economy Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9901-REG: Strengthening Safeguards Implementation in ADB Projects
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility US$ 2.00 million
TA 9901-REG: Strengthening Safeguards Implementation in ADB Projects
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

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 knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will strengthen the implementation of the Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS) (2009) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and support operational priority six of ADB's Strategy 2030 on strengthening governance and institutional capacity (in relation to upholding safeguards)._The TA will develop the capacity of executing agencies and implementing agencies for ADB projects to implement environmental and social safeguards through enhanced guidance; tools; good practice notes; training materials; and safeguard management and reporting systems, including integrated environmental and social assessment to address crosscutting thematic issues.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

ADB environment and social safeguards upheld

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Capacity to implement safeguards in ADB projects strengthened

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Safeguard management systems, technical resources, and trainings improved

Safeguard good practice, innovative approaches, and integrated assessment in operations tested and disseminated

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
Responsible ADB Officer Oku, Felix
Responsible ADB Department Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Responsible ADB Division SDSS
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Timetable
Concept Clearance 19 Sep 2019
Fact Finding 21 Feb 2019 to 21 Feb 2019
MRM -
Approval 12 Dec 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 13 Dec 2019

TA 9901-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Dec 2019 - 12 Dec 2019 30 Nov 2022 30 Nov 2023 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,200,000.00 2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,200,000.00 27 Oct 2022 1,322,921.33

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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.


Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.



The Access to Information Policy (AIP) establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced in its operations to facilitate stakeholder participation in ADB's decision-making. For more information, refer to the Safeguard Policy Statement, Operations Manual F1, and Operations Manual L3.

Requests for information may also be directed to the InfoUnit.

Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Lead Social Development Consultant Individual - Consulting Closed 29 Oct 2022 09 Nov 2022
Senior Social Development Consultant - Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity (SOGI) Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Oct 2022 22 Oct 2022
Information System and Analytics Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 24 Jun 2022 28 Jun 2022
Knowledge and Communications Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Apr 2022 14 Apr 2022
Social Safeguard Specialist - Development, Testing and Implementation of Integrated Environment and Social Impact Assessment Toolkits Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Nov 2021 21 Nov 2021
Environment Safeguard Specialist - Development, Testing and Implementation of Integrated Environment and Social Impact Assessment Toolkits Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Nov 2021 21 Nov 2021
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Inclusion Researcher - Expert 2 Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Apr 2021 26 Apr 2021
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Inclusion Researcher - Expert 1 Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Apr 2021 26 Apr 2021
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Inclusion Researcher - Expert 3 Individual - Consulting Closed 10 Feb 2021 23 Feb 2021
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Inclusion Researcher - Expert 4 Individual - Consulting Closed 09 Feb 2021 22 Feb 2021
Research Team Leader Individual - Consulting Closed 09 Feb 2021 22 Feb 2021
Financial Intermediation Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 24 Oct 2020 08 Nov 2020
Safeguard Resources for Livelihood Enhancement/Restoration, Design and Implementation Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Mar 2020 17 Apr 2020
Safeguard Resources on Occupational Health and Safety and Community Health and Safety Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Mar 2020 17 Apr 2020
Information Systems Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 04 Mar 2020 22 Mar 2020
Project Management Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 23 Jan 2020 29 Jan 2020

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Capacity Development Technical Assistance Technical Assistance 9901 15 Dec 2021 Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (U.K.) | The Grange, Highfield Drive, Wigston Leicester, Leicestershire LE18 1NN United Kingdom Asian Development Bank 135,000.00

Procurement Plan

None currently available.