Regional : Investing in Climate Change Adaptation through Agroecological Landscape Restoration: A Nature-Based Solution for Climate Resilience

Sovereign Project | 53348-001

The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support selected developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in (i) elaborating, evaluating, and promoting innovative ways to scale up climate change adaptation interventions through agroecological landscape restoration; and (ii) strengthening the capacity of communities to restore and manage their climate-resilient landscapes for food and nutrition security.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Gonzales, Sugar M.
    Climate Change and Sustainable Development Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Regional
  • Sector
    • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name
Investing in Climate Change Adaptation through Agroecological Landscape Restoration: A Nature-Based Solution for Climate Resilience
Project Number
53348-001
Country / Economy
  • Regional
Project Status
Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6539-REG: Investing in Climate Change Adaptation Through Agroecological Landscape Restoration: A Nature-Based Solution for Climate Resilience
Source Amount
Japan Fund for Prosperous and Resilient Asia and the Pacific US$ 2.00 million
TA 6539-REG: Investing in Climate Change Adaptation through Agroecological Landscape Restoration: A Nature-Based Solution for Climate Resilience
Source Amount
Climate Change Fund US$ 180,000.00
Operational Priorities
  • OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
  • OP3: Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability
  • OP5: Promoting rural development and food security
Sector / Subsector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Land-based natural resources management

Gender
Some gender elements
Description
The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support selected developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in (i) elaborating, evaluating, and promoting innovative ways to scale up climate change adaptation interventions through agroecological landscape restoration; and (ii) strengthening the capacity of communities to restore and manage their climate-resilient landscapes for food and nutrition security.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
The TA is aligned with the priorities of ADB's Strategy 2030 and will support the implementation of ADB's Climate Change Operational Framework, 2017-2030, which identifies increased climate resilience of agriculture and natural resources sectors as one of the priorities. The TA is also included in the 2020 Management-approved results-based work plan of Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department (SDCC).
Impact

Climate and disaster resilience built (Strategy 2030 Operational Plan for Priority 3)

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

DMCs' capacity to scale up climate change adaptation strengthened

Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

Agroecological landscape restoration interventions promoted

Climate-resilient agricultural livelihoods in climate-vulnerable communities promoted

Knowledge on climate-resilient agroecological landscape restoration projects increased

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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

ADB will engage the consultants following the ADB Procurement Policy and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions. ADB will recruit international and national consulting firms using fixed-budget selection to provide 34 person-months of international inputs and 111 person-months of national inputs. The TA-financed consultants will procure any works and goods for demonstration activities under the guidance of SDCC, in accordance with the ADB Procurement Policy.

The TA will also require 13 person-months of national consulting services using individual consultant selection. During TA implementation, additional expertise may be required on, among others, climate change policy, climate finance, agroforestry and livestock for estimated inputs of 4 person-months of international and 4 person-months of national consultants to be financed from the TA contingency budget.

Procurement

To be procured by consultants:

Request for quotation-Bangladesh demonstration

Request for quotation-Cambodia demonstration

Request for quotation-Philippines demonstration

Contact

Responsible ADB Officer
Gonzales, Sugar M.
Responsible ADB Department
Climate Change and Sustainable Development Department
Responsible ADB Division
Climate Change, Resilience, and Environment Cluster (CCRE)
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank

Timetable

Concept Clearance
26 Feb 2020
Fact Finding
-
MRM
-
Approval
14 Jul 2020
Last Review Mission
-
Last PDS Update
16 Jul 2020

Funding

TA 6539-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Jul 2020 - 14 Jul 2020 30 Jun 2023 31 Dec 2024 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
180,000.00 2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,180,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
23 Feb 2024 1,025,298.09

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
TA Admin and Database Management Support Individual - Consulting Closed
Climate Change Adaptation Specialist (Landscape Restoration) Individual - Consulting Closed
Climate Change Risk and Adaptation/Restoration Option Assessment in Bangladesh Firm - Consulting Closed
Investing in Climate Change Adaptation through Agroecological Landscape Restoration: A Nature-Based Solution for Climate Resilience Individual - Consulting Closed
Climate Change Risk and Adaptation/Restoration Option Assessment in Cambodia, Myanmar, and Philippines Firm - Consulting Closed

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 6539 17 Aug 2022 Center For Environmental And Geographic Information Services (BANGLADESH) in association with Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research, BRAC University (BANGLADESH) | 6, ROAD: 23/C, GULSHAN-1, DHAKA-1212, BANGLADESH Asian Development Bank 466,226.00
Capacity Development Technical Assistance 6539 04 Jan 2021 ICEM ASIA CONSULTING PTE. LTD (SINGAPORE) in association with WORLD AGROFORESTRY CENTRE/INTL. CTR. FOR RES. IN AGRO (INDONESIA) | 60 PAYA LEBAR ROAD # 11-01 PAYA LEBAR SQ 101 Cecil Street # 11-04 Tong Eng Buildin Singapore Asian Development Bank 1,294,515.00

Procurement Plan

None currently available.