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Regional: Supporting Research on Pacific Development

Sovereign (Public) Project | 53419-001 Status: Active

The proposed small-scale knowledge and support TA will design and implement a graduate research fellowship program covering Pacific development issues, including the administration of the application and selection process to award the graduate research fellowships, supervision and support for the graduate fellows' research activities, and dissemination of the research outputs through knowledge-sharing activities including policy relevant publications. The TA will finance at least three (3) awards of a graduate research fellowship for graduate thesis or dissertation research on a priority Pacific development issue or subject. The research topics will be informed by consultations with senior officials of PDMCs.

Project Details

Project Officer
Curry, Paul Pacific Department Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Sector
  • Public sector management
 
Project Name Supporting Research on Pacific Development
Project Number 53419-001
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9936-REG: Supporting Research on Pacific Development
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The proposed small-scale knowledge and support TA will design and implement a graduate research fellowship program covering Pacific development issues, including the administration of the application and selection process to award the graduate research fellowships, supervision and support for the graduate fellows' research activities, and dissemination of the research outputs through knowledge-sharing activities including policy relevant publications. The TA will finance at least three (3) awards of a graduate research fellowship for graduate thesis or dissertation research on a priority Pacific development issue or subject. The research topics will be informed by consultations with senior officials of PDMCs.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy This TA supports Strategy 2030's approach of strengthening knowledge services and working with DMCs to identify their needs, undertake high quality research, and generate and share relevant knowledge products through partnerships with policy and academic institutions.
Impact Increased understanding of the development challenges of the Pacific
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome More awareness of development challenges in Pacific developing member countries.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Research studies conducted by at least three research fellows

Policy-relevant Research Summaries of research prepared by the research fellows on Pacific development issues.

Knowledge sharing programs to convey the findings and discuss potential mitigating actions and policies with key stakeholders in the Pacific conducted.

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 Curry, Paul
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Office of the Director General, PARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 20 Dec 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 03 Jan 2020

TA 9936-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Dec 2019 - 20 Dec 2019 29 Feb 2024 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 20 Dec 2019 0.00

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Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Research and Developme Technical Assistance 9936 25 May 2020 Ctr.for Cultural & Tech.Interchange Between East &(UNITED STATES) 1601 East-West Road Honolulu, Hawaii 968 United States Asian Development Bank 225,000.00

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