The transaction technical assistance (TA) facility will provide project preparation support, project implementation support, capacity building, and policy advice to a series of ongoing and ensuing projects in the agriculture, natural resources, and rural development (ANR) sector in the developing member countries (DMCs) in Southeast Asia in line with Strategy 2030 during 2020 -2023.
|Project Name||Southeast Asia Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development Facility – Phase II|
Lao People's Democratic Republic
|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
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development - Agricultural production - Agro-industry, marketing, and trade - Irrigation - Livestock - Rural market infrastructure
Finance / Small and medium enterprise finance and leasing
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The transaction technical assistance (TA) facility will provide project preparation support, project implementation support, capacity building, and policy advice to a series of ongoing and ensuing projects in the agriculture, natural resources, and rural development (ANR) sector in the developing member countries (DMCs) in Southeast Asia in line with Strategy 2030 during 2020 -2023.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The ANR sector plays a key role in ensuring inclusive economic growth in the region and has high priority in the respective national development strategies. The TA facility approach will enhance efficiency in project preparation and administration by (i) reducing time and effort for TA processing, approval, and administration; and (ii) accelerating the consultant recruitment process by prequalifying consultants for all the project preparation and implementation support under the facility.|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Cambodia - Nation-wide; Lao People's Democratic Republic - Nation-wide; Myanmar - Nation-wide; Philippines - Nation-wide; Timor-Leste - Nation-wide; Viet Nam|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Ueda, Takeshi|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Room 305 Building A15
10 Nugen Cong Hoan Street
Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
|Approval||29 Apr 2020|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||01 Sep 2020|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|29 Apr 2020||-||29 Apr 2020||30 Apr 2025||-||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|5,000,000.00||1,850,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||6,850,000.00||07 Sep 2021||891,795.98|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Southeast Asia Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development Facility – Phase II: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Apr 2020|
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|National Environment Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||17 May 2021||20 Jun 2021|
|National Social Safeguards and Gender Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||17 May 2021||20 Jun 2021|
|National Financial Management Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||13 May 2021||16 Jun 2021|
|National M&E / MIS / Portfolio Management Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||13 May 2021||16 Jun 2021|
|National Procurement Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||13 May 2021||16 Jun 2021|
|Development of the Philippine Rice Industry Roadmap (PRIR) 2021-2035||Firm - Consulting||Closed||18 Mar 2021||07 Apr 2021|
|Consultants for PHI: Mindanao Agro-Enterprise Development Project||Firm - Consulting||Closed||09 Sep 2020||23 Sep 2020|
|TRTA Coordination Support Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||24 Jul 2020||07 Aug 2020|
|Contract Title||Approval Number||Contract Date||Contractor||Contractor Address||Executing Agency||Contract Description||Total Contract Amount (US$)||Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)|
|TRTA||Technical Assistance 9971||26 Jul 2021||PACIFIC RIM INNOVATION & MANAGEMENT EXPONENTS, INC||502 Manila Luxury Condominium, Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines, TEL: +63 2 633 9052/3717||Asian Development Bank||292,443.00||—|
|Project Preparatory||Technical Assistance 9971||20 Jan 2021||NAREE International Limited (HONGKONG, CHINA) in association with Inno-Change International Consultants, Inc. (PHILIPPINES)||Room A, 29/F, United Centre, 95 Queenswa Admiralty Hongkong, Hongkong, China||Asian Development Bank||797,900.00||—|
|Project Preparatory||Technical Assistance 9971||10 Nov 2020||NIRAS Finland Oy(FINLAND) in association with NIRAS Asia Manila Inc.(PHILIPPINES)||Varitehtaankatu 8 Vantaa, 01300 Finland||Asian Development Bank||893,000.00||—|
|Project Preparatory||Technical Assistance 9971||31 Aug 2020||FCG ANZDEC LIMITED, NZL(NEW ZEALAND) in association with Finnish Consulting Group Asia Pte. Ltd(SINGAPORE)||SUITE 1,LEVEL 1,123 BROADWAY,P.O.BOX 99 RKET,AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND/ 99 Franklin Freemans Bay, Auckland,1011,New Zealand||Asian Development Bank||2,300,000.00||—|
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