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Regional: Policy Advice for COVID-19 Economic Recovery in Southeast Asia

Sovereign (Public) Project | 54219-001 Status: Active

The TA will support the implementation of the COVID-19 Countercyclical Pandemic Response Option loans, as well as guide developing member countries (DMCs) in Southeast Asia to bounce back in their economic performance to pre-COVID-19 levels. Experts will be engaged to help DMCs prepare recovery and transformation plans.

Project Details

Project Officer
Ng, Thiam Hee Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Sector
  • Public sector management
 
Project Name Policy Advice for COVID-19 Economic Recovery in Southeast Asia
Project Number 54219-001
Country Regional
Cambodia
Indonesia
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Myanmar
Philippines
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9964-REG: Policy Advice for COVID-19 Economic Recovery (PACER) in Southeast Asia
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 5.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Finance / Banking systems and nonbank financial institutions - Finance sector development

Industry and trade / Industry and trade sector development - Small and medium enterprise development

Public sector management / Economic affairs management - Public expenditure and fiscal management - Social protection initiatives

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The TA will support the implementation of the COVID-19 Countercyclical Pandemic Response Option loans, as well as guide developing member countries (DMCs) in Southeast Asia to bounce back in their economic performance to pre-COVID-19 levels. Experts will be engaged to help DMCs prepare recovery and transformation plans.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA aims to enhance capacity of Southeast Asian DMCs to design and implement comprehensive policy responses to support economic recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak. The TA will have special focus on protecting the poor and vulnerable with due regard for gender considerations and promoting RCI.
Impact Southeast Asian DMCs' bounce back in their economic performance to pre-COVID-19 levels achieved
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Capacity of Southeast Asian DMCs to design and implement comprehensive policy responses to support inclusive economic recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak enhanced
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Support for effective implementation of CPRO loans provided

Incisive assessments and analysis undertaken of the impact of COVID-19 and the policy measures

Policy consultations with senior officials held to guide the formulation of recovery and transformational strategies and plans

Recovery and transformational strategies and action plans formulated

RCI implications and knowledge sharing among Southeast Asian countries distilled

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Cambodia - Nation-wide; Indonesia - Nation-wide; Lao People's Democratic Republic - Nation-wide; Myanmar - Nation-wide; Philippines - Nation-wide; Thailand - Nation-wide; Timor-Leste - Nation-wide; Viet Nam - 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

Consulting firm or firms,

About 13 International experts, 52 person-months

About 10 National experts, 68 person-months

Responsible ADB Officer Ng, Thiam Hee
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 17 Apr 2020 to 17 Apr 2020
MRM -
Approval 24 Apr 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Apr 2020

TA 9964-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Apr 2020 - 24 Apr 2020 31 Dec 2021 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
5,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5,000,000.00 24 Apr 2020 0.00

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