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Regional: Strengthening the Implementation of Regional Cooperation and Integration Initiatives of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

Sovereign (Public) Project | 53409-001 Status: Proposed

The TA aims to support the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and its eight member states in catalyzing and implementing policies and measures directed at increasing integration levels in and reinforcing the growth momentum of the region.

Project Details

Project Officer
Li, Dongxiang South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Sector
  • Industry and trade
 
Project Name Strengthening the Implementation of Regional Cooperation and Integration Initiatives of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
Project Number 53409-001
Country Regional
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Bhutan
India
Maldives
Nepal
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA: Strengthening the Implementation of Regional Cooperation and Integration Initiatives of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund US$ 500,000.00
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 300,000.00
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 - Trade and services

Public sector management / Public administration

Transport / Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The TA aims to support the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and its eight member states in catalyzing and implementing policies and measures directed at increasing integration levels in and reinforcing the growth momentum of the region.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy While SAARC has scored some successes on regional cooperation and integration, there are still notable challenges that impede the achievement of the full potential of RCI in the region.
Impact Regional cooperation and integration levels among member states of SAARC increased
Outcome Implementation of RCI initiatives in SAARC enhanced
Outputs

Analytical studies on priority regional development issues produced

Capacity building, knowledge sharing, and policy dialogues organized

Geographical Location Afghanistan - Nation-wide; Bangladesh - Nation-wide; Bhutan - Nation-wide; India - Nation-wide; Maldives - Nation-wide; Nepal - Nation-wide; Pakistan - Nation-wide; Sri Lanka - 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 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 13 Feb 2020
Fact Finding 23 Mar 2020 to 23 Mar 2020
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 18 Feb 2020

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