Regional: Integrated Fiduciary Risk Assessments and Strengthening Country Systems

Sovereign Project | 54162-001

In alignment with ADB's Strategy 2030 Operational Priority 6 (OP6) - Strengthening Governance and Institutional Capacity, this TA will contribute to strengthening selected developing member countries (DMC) public financial management (PFM) and procurement systems by (i) developing a methodology for conducting integrated fiduciary risk assessments (IFRAs) at the country, sector, and agency levels that can contribute to ADB's country partnership strategies (CPSs); (ii) testing the methodology in selected DMC CPS processes and financing DMC and/or donor-led fiduciary assessments; and (iii) supporting specific strengthening activities in response to identified weaknesses.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Kaizeler, Maria Joao
    Procurement, Portfolio and Financial Management Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Regional
  • Sector
    • Public sector management
Project Name Integrated Fiduciary Risk Assessments and Strengthening Country Systems
Project Number 54162-001
Country / Economy Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6582-REG: Integrated Fiduciary Risk Assessments and Strengthening Country Systems
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description In alignment with ADB's Strategy 2030 Operational Priority 6 (OP6) - Strengthening Governance and Institutional Capacity, this TA will contribute to strengthening selected developing member countries (DMC) public financial management (PFM) and procurement systems by (i) developing a methodology for conducting integrated fiduciary risk assessments (IFRAs) at the country, sector, and agency levels that can contribute to ADB's country partnership strategies (CPSs); (ii) testing the methodology in selected DMC CPS processes and financing DMC and/or donor-led fiduciary assessments; and (iii) supporting specific strengthening activities in response to identified weaknesses.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The delivery of efficient and effective services by state institutions to its citizens requires robust country fiduciary systems. Ensuring that ADB projects utilize such country systems effectively is one of the three strategic pillars of the OP6 operational plan, which notes the need to help DMCs identify issues constraining their country systems and commits ADB to accelerate its support to strengthen them. This TA will help strengthen DMCs' fiduciary systems and capacity, increasing the possibility that ADB and other development partners will be able to utilize country systems in their operations.
Impact Governance and institutional enabling environment for sustainable growth improved
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Performance of fiduciary systems and institutions in selected DMCs strengthened.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Fiduciary assessments conducted in selected DMCs.

Country-led fiduciary assessments and DMC systems' strengthening initiatives supported.

DMC institutional capacity on financial management and procurement strengthened.

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 Kaizeler, Maria Joao
Responsible ADB Department Procurement, Portfolio and Financial Management Department
Responsible ADB Division PFFM
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 26 Aug 2020
Fact Finding 15 Jul 2020 to 15 Oct 2020
MRM -
Approval 21 Oct 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Mar 2021

TA 6582-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 Oct 2020 - 21 Oct 2020 31 Dec 2024 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,000,000.00 17 Jun 2022 251,592.38

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Integrated Fiduciary Risk Assessments and Strengthening Country Systems - National Consultant for Health Sector Assessment on Bhutan MAPS Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Jun 2022 24 Jun 2022
Financial Metrics and Reporting Website Applications Consultant Individual - Consulting Closed 06 May 2022 12 May 2022
Integrated Fiduciary Risk Assessments and Strengthening Country Systems - National Consultant to Support the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Country Sector Procurement Risk Assessment (CSPRA) for the Kyrgyz Republic (2023-2026) Individual - Consulting Closed 01 Apr 2022 07 Apr 2022
Integrated Fiduciary Risk Assessments and Strengthening Country Systems - International Consultant for Analysis Support on Bhutan MAPS Individual - Consulting Closed 24 Mar 2022 30 Mar 2022
Integrated Fiduciary Risk Assessments and Strengthening Country Systems-National Consultant for Work and Contract Management on Bhutan MAPS (54162-001) Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Mar 2022 01 Apr 2022
Integrated Fiduciary Risk Assessments and Strengthening Country Systems-Maldives Procurement Risk Assessment (National Procurement Specialist) Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Mar 2022 24 Mar 2022
Integrated Fiduciary Risk Assessments and Strengthening Country Systems - Maldives Procurement Risk Assessment (International Procurement Specialist) Individual - Consulting Closed 22 Feb 2022 07 Mar 2022
International Sustainable Procurement Consultant Sustainable Procurement Training Development and Pilot Individual - Consulting Closed 16 Dec 2021 22 Dec 2021
National Consultant for Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Gender Responsive Public Financial Management (GRPFM) Assessment for Bangladesh Individual - Consulting Closed 17 Nov 2021 23 Nov 2021
National Consultant for Post-Disaster Financial Management Review and Engagement Framework (PD-PFM Review) for Bangladesh Individual - Consulting Closed 12 Nov 2021 18 Nov 2021
National Consultant for Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Climate Responsive Public Financial Management (CRPFM) Assessment for Bangladesh Individual - Consulting Closed 22 Oct 2021 09 Nov 2021
Azerbaijan Procurement Documentation-National Consultant- Individual - Consulting Closed 09 Sep 2021 15 Sep 2021
National Consultant- CSPRA KAZAKHSTAN Individual - Consulting Closed 05 Aug 2021 16 Aug 2021
Integrated Fiduciary Risk Assessments and Strengthening Country Systems - Methodology for ADB Integrated Procurement and Financial Management Assessments Firm - Consulting Closed 24 Feb 2021 07 Apr 2021
Integrated Fiduciary Risk Assessments and Strengthening Country Systems - National Procurement Specialist for SRI CPS 2023-2027 Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Jan 2021 20 Jan 2021

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
KSTA Technical Assistance 6582 20 Jul 2021 CROWN AGENTS LIMITED | ST. NICHOLAS HOUSE, ST. NICHOLAS ROAD SUTTON, SURREY SM1 1EL UNITED KINGDOM, or Blue Fin Building London United Kingdom Asian Development Bank 258,360.00

Procurement Plan

None currently available.