The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support the efforts of the developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to build livable cities that are green, competitive, inclusive, and resilient by applying innovative and integrated solutions in project development, design, and execution.
|Project Name||Integrated and Innovative Solutions for More Livable Cities|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Information and communication technology / ICT strategy and policy, and capacity development
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Other urban services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Description||The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support the efforts of the developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to build livable cities that are green, competitive, inclusive, and resilient by applying innovative and integrated solutions in project development, design, and execution.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The TA is aligned with ADB's Strategy 2030 and its Operational Plan for Priority 4: Making Cities More Livable, 2019-2024, which aims to improve the coverage, quality, efficiency, and reliability of services in urban areas; strengthen urban planning and the financial sustainability of cities; and improve the urban environment, climate resilience, and disaster risk management of cities. It is being developed in close consultation with ADB operations departments and has been supported by the Urban Sector Group Committee (comprising of directors from the operations departments). Additionally, it will build on lessons from previous activities of ADB's regional departments, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, and urban development initiatives at other multilateral development organizations. The TA is included in the Management-approved 2019 results-based work plan of the Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department.|
|Impact||Urban livability in DMCs improved (ADB Strategy 2030 Operational Plan for Priority 4)|
|Description of Outcome||Integrated and innovative urban solutions promoted|
|Progress Toward Outcome||Currently undergoing project selection that will incorporate integrated and innovative urban solutions.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Plans for enhancing livability in select cities developed
ADB projects incorporating integrated and innovative urban solutions for select cities supported
Knowledge and capacities of select cities on livability improved
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
Currently undergoing city selection to develop city level action plans in integrated areas using innovative solution that will help make the cities more livable.
Currently undergoing city and project selection for output 2 and 3 delivery.
Currently discussing with project officers and resident missions on areas requiring capacity development through training and knowledge transfer.
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Operations departments, resident missions, sector and thematic groups|
|During Project Implementation||Operations departments, resident missions, sector and thematic groups, DMCs, development partners, institutions, government affiliated agencies, civil society organizations, urban dwellers in DMCs|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Moon, Sunghoon Kris|
|Responsible ADB Department||Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||SDSC-URB|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||19 Nov 2019|
|Fact Finding||26 Apr 2019 to 26 Apr 2019|
|Approval||30 Jun 2022|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||05 Aug 2020|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|18 Dec 2019||-||18 Dec 2019||30 Jun 2022||31 Dec 2022||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|0.00||2,500,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||2,500,000.00||07 Sep 2021||213,811.35|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Integrated and Innovative Solutions for More Livable Cities: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2019|
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|Impact Communication Expert||Individual - Consulting||Closed||05 Jun 2021||11 Jun 2021|
|Capacity Building and Change Management Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||26 Mar 2021||01 Apr 2021|
|Development of Livable City Action Plans||Firm - Consulting||Closed||23 Mar 2021||16 Apr 2021|
|Impact Communication Expert||Individual - Consulting||Closed||06 Mar 2021||12 Mar 2021|
|Urban Development Specialist - Team Leader||Individual - Consulting||Closed||20 Oct 2020||02 Nov 2020|
|Graphic Design Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||15 May 2020||26 May 2020|
|Web Development||Individual - Consulting||Closed||15 May 2020||21 May 2020|
|Research and Publications Development Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||14 May 2020||30 May 2020|
|Terrestrial Ecologist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||22 Feb 2020||06 Mar 2020|
|Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||29 Jan 2020||04 Feb 2020|
|Urban Development Specialist – Project Coordinator||Individual - Consulting||Closed||29 Jan 2020||04 Feb 2020|
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